The Picture Contest; View of Sagano (Eawase, Sagano fûkei), from the series Fashionable Genji (Fûryû Genji)
Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G550-06, pl. 270; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 3, British Museum III (1987), pl. 25; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 248, ôban triptych #94.2
Vertical ôban; 37.6 x 25 cm (14 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Center sheet of incomplete triptych co-designed with Kunisada (Toyokuni III).
MFA impressions: 11.15184VR (11.15184, 11.17146, 11.17153), 11.16719 (right sheet only), 21.5906 (center sheet only), 21.5907 (right sheet only)
This sheet unsigned; see 21.5907
Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Ox 4
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai
Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection