Practicing Flower Arrangement on New Year's Morning (Haru no ashita ikebana keiko)

「春のあした生花稽古」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Ebisuya Shôshichi (Kinshôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G152, pl. 169; Kyoto City Mus., Yomu, miru, asobu Genji monogatari no sekai (2008), #183

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.2 x 72.2 cm (13 7/8 x 28 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3211.6-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 17.3211.6 (center), 17.3211.7 (left), 17.3211.8 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.15885-7, 11.21490-2, 11.29605VR (11.29605, 11.29609, 11.29610), 11.43501a-c, *11.45278a-c (deaccessioned in 2012), 17.3211.6-8

Signed

Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga (on right and left sheets), Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga (on center sheet)
一陽斎豊国画 香蝶楼豊国画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、吉村
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection