Genji in Two Drawing Styles: View of Akashi Bay (Kakiwake Genji Akashi ura no kei)

「書分源氏明石浦の景」

Japanese
Meiji era
1869 (Meiji 2), 7th month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Artist Utagawa Hiroshige III (Japanese, 1842–1894)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G539, pl. 246 (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

00.1222

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of an incomplete triptych; 00.1223 is the left sheet.

Joint image: 00.1222 (left), 00.1223 (right)

Signed

Kunichika hitsu; Hiroshige hitsu
国周筆、広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Snake 7 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
No publisher's mark
改印:巳七改
彫師:なし
版元: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