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The Second Month (Kisaragi), from the series Genji in the Twelve Months (Genji jûnikagetsu no uchi)

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Left sheet of incomplete triptych. MFA impressions: 00.821 (right sheet), 00.828 (left sheet), 00.897 (left sheet), 11.43487a-c (complete triptych)

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 1 No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1855 (Ansei 2), 1st month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25.6 cm (14 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.828

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints