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Ch. 39, Yûgiri, 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: 00.1855a-b, 11.29810VR (11.29810, 11.29859)

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seal: Horse 2 No blockcutter's mark

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, 1858 (Ansei 5), 2nd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #40-32

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 36.6 x 50.6 cm (14 7/16 x 19 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1855a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints