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Ch. 1, Kiritsubo, 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)]

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Left sheet of incomplete diptych. MFA impressions: 00.823 (left sheet only), 00.902 (left sheet only), 11.15531VR (11.15531, 11.15533), 11.29832 (left sheet only)

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seal: Horse 2 Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take 改印: 午二 彫師: 横川彫竹

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1858 (Ansei 5), 2nd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G339-01, pl. 105; Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #40-03

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.8 cm (14 3/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.823

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints