Parrot Komachi (Ômu), from the series Seven Komachi in Eastern Customs (Nana Komachi Azuma fûzoku)

七小町吾妻風俗 あふむ

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Koizumi Kanegorô (Hori Kane) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

00.820

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: 00.820 (left sheet only), 00.1057-9 (complete triptych)

Signed

Kunisada ga, in toshidama cartouche

国貞画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 4
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Kane

改印:午四
彫師:彫兼

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