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 triptych

Accession Number

00.1057-9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1057 (center), 00.1058 (left), 00.1059 (right)

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

Signed

Kunisada ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)

国貞画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 4
Blockcutter's marks: Hori Kane (right and left sheets), Koizumi Hori Kane (center sheet)

改印:午四
彫師:彫兼、小泉彫兼

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