Spring Festivities at the Palace of Flowers (Hana no goten yayoi no nigiwai)

「花の御殿弥生の賑ひ」

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


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.5 x 75.3 cm (14 3/8 x 29 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.976-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.976 (center), 00.977 (left), 00.978 (right)

MFA impressions: 00.976-8 (signed Toyokuni), 11.16208-10 (signed Kuniteru), 11.36843a-c (signed Kuniteru)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)

豊国画

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu
No blockcutter's mark

改印:福、村松
彫師:なし

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