Moon (Tsuki), from the series Flowers and Birds, Wind and Moon (Kachô fûgetsu no uchi)

花鳥風月ノ内 月

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Yamamotoya Heikichi (Eikyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G305-04 (no photo; dated 1848); Motegi et al, Musical Instruments (Ôta Memorial Museum, 2005), #8

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 24.9 cm (14 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5020.4

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.

MFA impressions: 11.15172VR (11.15172, 11.25123, 11.35502), 11.29048 (center sheet only), 11.45203a-c, 2009.5020.4 (left sheet only)

Signed

Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga

一陽斎豊国画

Markings

Censor's seals: Hama, Kinugasa
No blockcutter's mark

改印:浜、衣笠
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified