Murasaki, from the series The False Murasaki's Rustic Genji (Nise Murasaki Inaka Genji)

「偐柴田舎源氏 むらさき」

Japanese
Edo period
1830s
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G297-03, pl. 3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 26.1 cm (14 7/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.509

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.15542, 34.509

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga

香蝶楼国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter