Tamakuzu's First Visit to the Muromachi Palace (Tamakuzu hajimete Muromachi e deru yosooi no zu)

「玉葛初て室町へ出る粧ひの図」

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G256 (no photo); Kyoto City Mus., Yomu, miru, asobu Genji monogatari no sekai (2008), #87 (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.1 x 25.2 cm (14 5/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.862

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of an incomplete triptych; 00.863 is the left sheet.

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 6
No blockcutter's mark

改印:午六
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