Mitsuuji Enjoys a Mushroom Hunt (Mitsuuji matsutake-gari no asobi)

「光氏松茸狩之遊」

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Hiranoya Shinzô (Aikindô)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G279, pl. 174

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.8 x 75.5 cm (14 1/2 x 29 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.916, 00.979, 00.1075

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.916 (left), 00.979 (center), 00.1075 (right)

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Dog 4 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:戌四改
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