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Ch. 31 [sic, actually 21], Otome, 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: 00.949 (right), 00.950 (left) MFA impressions: 00.949-50, 00.1857a-b

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

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.8 x 52 cm (14 7/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.949-50

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints