Ch. 3, Utsusemi, from the series Lingering Sentiments of a Late Collection of Genji (Genji goshû yojô) [pun on The Fifty-four Chapters of the Tale of Genji (Genji gojûyojô)]

「源氏後集余情 空蝉」 「源氏後集余情 第三の巻」

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G339-03, pl. 107; Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #40-05

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 36.6 x 50.7 cm (14 7/16 x 19 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1849a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 3
Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take
改印:午三
彫師:横川彫竹

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 5, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock