Requires Photography

Usugumo, from the series Genji Incense Pictures (Genji kô no zu)

「源氏香の図 薄雲」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Yamamotoya Heikichi (Eikyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G303-19 (no photo); Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #39-20

Dimensions

Vertical chûban

Accession Number

2016.1550

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Classifications

Prints

No. 19 in the series.

MFA impressions: 11.22980, 2016.1550

Inscription

Poem: Irihi sasu/ Mine ni tanabiku/ Usugumo wa/ Mono omou sode ni/ Iro ya magaeru
いりひさす みねにたなびく うす雲は 物おもふそでに いろやまがへる

Signed

Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga
香蝶楼豊国画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
改印:なし
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of the Anne Gordon Keidel Trust