Requires Photography

Kochô, from the series Genji Incense Pictures (Genji kô no zu)

「源氏香の図 胡蝶」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Yamamotoya Heikichi (Eikyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G303-24 (no photo); Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #39-25

Dimensions

Vertical chûban

Accession Number

2016.1555

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Classifications

Prints

No. 24 in the series.

MFA impressions: 11.22985, 2016.1555

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: Fu
No blockcutter's mark
改印:普
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of the Anne Gordon Keidel Trust of June 2016