The Second Month, a Triptych (Nigatsu, 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 二月 三枚続」

Japanese
Edo period
1801 (Kansei 13/Kyôwa 1)
Artist Utagawa Toyohiro (Japanese, 1773–1828), Publisher Yamadaya Sanshirô


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), pls. 120-2 (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 36.8 x 48.2 cm (14 1/2 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

54.188-9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych (two sheets of incomplete triptych): 54.188 (left), 54.189 (right)

Signed

Toyohiro ga (on each sheet)
豊広画

Provenance

Formerly in Worcester Art Museum Collection

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24