Concert Scene from Inaka Genji, from the series Eastern Magic Lantern Slides of a Charming Figure (Yasa sugata Azuma no utsushi-e)

やさすがたあづまのうつしゑ (田舎源氏)

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G315-03 (no photo); Motegi et al, Musical Instruments (Ôta Memorial Museum, 2005), #75

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.2 x 24 cm (13 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.52.3

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: 11.43523a-c (complete triptych), RES.52.3 (left sheet only)

Signed

Kunisada aratame Toyokuni ga

国貞舎豊国画

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu
No blockcutter's mark

改印:福、村松
彫師:なし

Provenance

1952, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich