Summer: The Cool of the Evening in a Bedroom in Muromachi (Natsu, Soto suzushi neya no muromachi), from the series Scenes of the Four Seasons (Shiki keshiki no uchi)

四季之内 夏 松風涼閨中室町(そとすゞしねやのむろまち)

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G371-01 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

17.3215.16

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych; title on right sheet.

MFA impressions: 11.38765a-c (complete triptych), 17.3215.16 (center sheet only)

Signed

Kunisada ga, in toshidama cartouche

国貞画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Chicken 5 aratame
No blockcutter's mark

改印:酉五改
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection