The Seventh Month (Fumizuki), from the series The Five Festivals Represented by Eastern Genji (Azuma Genji mitate gosekku)

「あつま源氏 見立五節句 文月」

Japanese
Edo period
1855 (Ansei 2), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G551-04, pl. 25

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.6 x 76.5 cm (14 13/16 x 30 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.991-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.991 (center), 00.992 (left), 00.993 (right)

MFA impressions: 00.991-3, 11.43494a-c, 11.45201a-c

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 6
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、卯六
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