The Hour of the Rat, Ninth Hour of Dawn (Ne no koku, Hike kokonotsu), from the series A Yoshiwara Clock (Yoshiwara tokei)

「吉原時計 子ノ刻 ひけ九ツ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1818–20 (Bunsei 1–3)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Enomotoya Kichibei (Hôeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Schaap, Kunisada (exh. cat., 2016), checklist 1-8

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 26.1 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.2337

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.15328, 11.42417, 50.2337

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent