The Third Month, a Triptych (Sangatsu, 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 三月 三枚続」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Mueller et al., Comp. and Coll. (2007), p. 16, fig. 3; Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Utagawa Toyoharu to sono jidai (1994), #137; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #s 211-3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 39 x 73.9 cm (15 3/8 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7621-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7621 (left), 21.7622 (center), 21.7623 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.14800VR (11.14800, 11.14813, 11.14814), 21.7621-3 (21.7621, 21.7622, 21.7623)

Signed

Toyohiro ga (on each sheet)
豊広画

Markings

No censor's seal

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