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Ch. 14 [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: 00.943 (right), 00.944 (left) MFA impressions: 00.943-4, 11.29827VR (11.29827, 11.41039)

Signed

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

Marks

Censors' seals: aratame, Snake 12 Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1857 (Ansei 4), 12th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #40-15

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.9 x 51.3 cm (14 15/16 x 20 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.943-4

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints