Lord Genji's Cormorant Fishing Excursion (Genji no kimi ukai gyoyû no zu)

「源氏君鵜飼御遊之図(げんじのきみうかひきよゆうのづ)」

Japanese
Edo period
1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 2nd 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 #G062-04 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

00.838

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych. Right sheet: 00.858

Signed

Kunichika hitsu

国周筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Rat 2 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Mino

改印:子二改
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