The Four Accomplishments with Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom (Hanazakari kinkishoga)

「花盛琴棊書画」

Japanese
Edo period
1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Yoshiiku (Japanese, 1833–1904), Publisher Kiya Sôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G475 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 × 74.8 cm (14 5/8 × 29 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1337-9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1337 (right), 00.1338 (center), 00.1339 (left)

Signed

Yoshiiku ga, in yoshi cartouche (on each sheet)
芳幾画

Markings

Censor's seal: Rat 1 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:子正改
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