The Fifth Month, a Triptych (Gogatsu, sanmaitsuzuki), from the series Twelve Months by Two Artists, Toyokuni and Toyohiro (Toyokuni Toyohiro ryôga jûnikô)

「豊広豊国両画十二候 五月 三枚続」

Japanese
Edo period
1801 (Kansei 13/Kyôwa 1)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Yamadaya Sanshirô


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 9, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 200; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #29 (with right sheet at left); Ukiyo-e taisei 10 (1930), #53

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.6 x 75.5 cm (14 7/16 x 29 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7383-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7383 (left), 21.7384 (center), 21.7385 (right)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Provenance

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