First Snowfall at Mimeguri (Mimeguri no hatsuyuki)

「三囲の初雪」

Japanese
Edo period
1820s (Bunsei era)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Ômiya Heihachi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Kuniyoshi & Kunisada (2016), #147; Schaap, Kunisada (exh. cat., 2016), #10

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.8 x 77.1 cm (14 1/2 x 30 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.416a-c

Medium or Technique

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

On View

Lois B. and Michael K. Torf Gallery (Gallery 184)

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga (on each sheet)
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter