Cherry Blossoms at Genji's Rokujô Mansion (Genji Rokujô no hana)

「源氏六条乃花」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Kaei 7/Ansei 1), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Other artist Utagawa Kuniteru II (Kunitsuna II) (Japanese, 1830–1874), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G506 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.1 x 25.6 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.761

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 triptych.

MFA impressions: 00.761 (left sheet only), 11.15169VR (11.15169, 11.15178, 11.15233), 11.43490a-c, *11.45114a-c (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.45367 (right sheet only)

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet); Hanmoto no ôkô ni tsuki monjin Kunitsuna hojo (With the help of his pupil Kunitsuna, in accordance with the wishes of the publisher; on left sheet)
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger 12
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、寅十二
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock