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Eastern Genji's Maple-leaf Viewing Party

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Diptych (two left sheets of incomplete triptych): 00.839 (right), 00.840 (left) This is a descriptive title; the real title is probably on the missing right sheet. Same design, but with cherry blossoms instead of autumn leaves: 11.15882-4 (complete triptych)

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seal: Chicken 5 aratame Blockcutter's marks: Ôta Hori Koma (right sheet), Hori Koma (left sheet)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 5th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 36.9 x 50.4 cm (14 1/2 x 19 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.839-40

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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Prints