The Bean-throwing Ritual at a Mansion

御殿節分の図

Japanese
Edo period
about 1791–94 (Kansei 3–6)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), pl. 51; Ukiyo-e taisei 10 (1930), #54; Album of Old Japanese Prints... from the Collection of Ken-ichi Kawaura (1919), #151

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 39.9 x 74.5 cm (15 11/16 x 29 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7798-800

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7798 (left), 21.7799 (center), 21.7800 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.13833-5, 21.7798-800

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection