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The Eleventh Month (Yukimizuki), from the series Genji in the Twelve Months (Genji jûnikagetsu no uchi)

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Diptych (two sheets of incomplete triptych): 00.767 (left sheet), 00.768 (right sheet) Center and left sheets of incomplete diptych; title on missing right sheet.

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seal: Horse 2 No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G334-11, pl. 46 (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 36.7 x 50.8 cm (14 7/16 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

00.767-8

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints