Illustration of Prince Genji's Leisurely Sightseeing of the Eight Views of Ômi (Genji no Kimi Ômi hakkei yûran no zu)

「源氏乃君近江八景遊覧の図」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 6th month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Kiya Sôjirô (Japanese), Blockcutter Koizumi Minokichi (Hori Mino) (Japanese, 1833–1906)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G062-01 (no photo); Kyoto City Mus., Yomu, miru, asobu Genji monogatari no sekai (2008), #98

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.1 × 75.4 cm (14 5/8 × 29 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1248a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Itto Kunichika ga (on left and right sheets); Kunichika ga (on center sheets)
一投国周画 国周画

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 6 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Mino
改印:亥六改
彫師:彫工巳の

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