The Tenth Month, a Triptych (Jûgatsu, 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 十月 三枚続」

Japanese
Edo period
1801 (Kansei 13/Kyôwa 1)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Yamaguchiya Chûemon (Chûsuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1988), pl. 223 (without title)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36 x 74.3 cm (14 3/16 x 29 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7726-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7726 (left), 21.7727 (center), 21.7728 (right)

MFA impressions: 21.6957 (left sheet only), 21.7726-8 (complete triptych)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection