The Seventh Month (Fumizuki)

「文月」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.5 x 74.8 cm (14 3/4 x 29 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1114-6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1114 (right), 00.1115 (left), 00.1116 (center)

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on each sheet)
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、吉村
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