Snow View (Yuki no nagame), from the series Fashionable Genji (Fûryû Genji)

「風流源氏 雪の眺め」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Iseya Kanekichi (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G550-02, pl. 234; Mueller et al., Competition and Collaboration (2007), #156; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 248, ôban triptych #094.7; Tanba 1965, #113

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.7 x 72.2 cm (14 1/16 x 28 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.25-7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 47.25 (left), 47.26 (center), 47.27 (right)

MFA impressions: 06.1264 (center sheet only), 11.39586a-c (complete triptych), 21.5917 (center sheet only), 47.25-7 (complete triptych)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on right and left sheets), Hiroshige hitsu (on center sheet)
豊国画(年玉枠) 広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Ox 12
Blockcutter's marks: Yokokawa Hori Take (on right and left sheets), Hori Take (on center sheet)
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai
改印:改、丑十二
彫師:横川彫竹 彫竹

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich