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The Sixth Month (Minazuki), from the series Genji in the Twelve Months (Genji jûnikagetsu no uchi)

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Right sheet of incomplete triptych. MFA impressions: 00.771 (right sheet), 00.772 (left sheet), 11.4391a-c (complete triptych)

Signed

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

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1856 (Ansei 3), 7th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G334-06, pl. 45 (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.2 x 25.2 cm (14 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.771

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints