First Snowfall at Mimeguri (Mimeguri no hatsuyuki)

「三囲の初雪」

Japanese
Edo period
1820s (Bunsei era)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Ômiya Heihachi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Kuniyoshi & Kunisada (2016), #147; Schaap, Kunisada (exh. cat., 2016), #10

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.8 x 77.1 cm (14 1/2 x 30 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.416a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga (on each sheet)
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter