Lord and Ladies Relaxing (Kimitachi atsumari yosooi no zu)

「君たち集り粧ひの図」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not found in Marks et al., Genji's World (2012)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 x 75.3 cm (14 5/8 x 29 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1015-7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1015 (center), 00.1016 (left), 00.1017 (right)

MFA impressions: 00.822 (left sheet only), 00.1015-7 (complete)

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 5
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳五
彫師:なし

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