Genji Returns to the Eight Bridges (Sono yukari kikoku no Yatsuhashi)

「其由縁国の八つ橋」

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), intercalary 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Fusatane (Japanese, active 1854–1888), Publisher Kiya Sôjirô (Japanese), Blockcutter Ôta Komakichi (Hori Koma, Hori Tashichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda University Library B0274 (complete triptych); Marks G089 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.8 x 25 cm (14 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1458

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete triptych.

Signed

Fusatane ga

房種画

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey intercalary 3 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Koma

改印:申壬三改
彫師:彫駒

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