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The Bean-throwing Ritual at a Mansion

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Triptych: 21.7798 (left), 21.7799 (center), 21.7800 (right) MFA impressions: 11.13833-5, 21.7798-800

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet) 豊国画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1791–94 (Kansei 3–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), pl. 51; Ukiyo-e taisei 10 (1931), #54

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 39.9 x 74.5 cm (15 11/16 x 29 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7798-800

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints