Ch. 9 [sic, actually 7], Momiji no ga, from the series Lingering Sentiments of a Late Collection of Genji (Genji goshû yojô) [pun on The Fifty-four Chapters of the Tale of Genji (Genji gojûyojô)]

「源氏後集余情 紅葉の賀」

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G339-08, pl. 112; Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #40-11

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 26.2 cm (14 3/4 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.948

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete diptych.

MFA impressions: 00.948 (left sheet only), 00.1850a-b, 11.29812-3

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 6
Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take

改印:午六
彫師:横川彫竹

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock