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Ch. 11, Hanachirusato, 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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MFA impressions: 00.939-40, 00.1844a-b

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seal: Goat 11 aratame Blockcutter's marks: Yokokawa Hori Take (on right sheet), Horikô Yokokawa Takejirô (on left sheet) 改印: 未十一改 彫師: 横川彫竹 (R), 彫工横川竹二郎 (L)

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

Japanese, Edo period, 1859 (Ansei 6), 11th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 36.7 x 51 cm (14 7/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1844a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints