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Ch. 13 [sic, actually 9], Aoi, 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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Diptych: 00.935 (left), 00.936 (right) MFA impressions: 00.935-6, 00.1846a-b

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seal: Horse 2 Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1858 (Ansei 5), 2nd month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.8 x 50.8 cm (14 7/8 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

00.935-6

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints