Winter (Fuyu), from the series Four Seasons of Genji (Genji shiki no uchi)

「源氏四季の内 冬」

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Fusatane (Japanese, active 1854–1888), Publisher Kagaya Kichiemon (Kichibei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G092-01 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.3 x 75.7 cm (14 11/16 x 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1459-61

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1459 (center), 00.1460 (right), 00.1461 (left)

Signed

Fusatane ga (on right and left sheets), Ôju Fusatane ga (on center sheet)
房種画 応需房種画

Markings

Censor's seal: Chicken 6 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:酉六改
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