No. 36, from the series Fifty-four Chapters of Genji (Genji gojûyojô)

「源氏五十四帖 三十六」

Japanese
Meiji era
1897 (Meiji 30), August
Artist Utagawa Kunisada III (Kunimasa IV, Toyokuni V) (Japanese, 1848–1920), Publisher Fukuda Hatsujirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G425-36; other prints in the series, pls. 274-5

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.2 x 36 cm (9 1/2 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5120

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Toyokuni ga

Provenance

Between 1985 and 1995, gift of Pauline Epstein (d. 1995) to her daughter and son-in law, Barbara and Michael Stedman; 2009, gift of Barbara and Michael Stedman to the MFA. (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Michael and Barbara Stedman in memory of Pauline Epstein