No. 2 from the series Magic Lantern Slides of That Romantic Purple Figure (Sono sugata yukari no utsushi-e)

「其姿紫の写絵 二」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G317-02, pl. 51; Kokubungaku kenkyû shiryôkan, ed., Zusetsu mitate to yatsushi (2008), p. 42, cat. no. 35

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.8 x 37.8 cm (10 3/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5007.44

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.15597, 11.22940, 11.29347, 11.43331, 2009.5007.44

The left edge of this impression is concealed by the album binding.

Signed

Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga

香蝶楼豊国画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Murata
No blockcutter's mark

改印:米良、村田
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified