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The First Month (Mutsuki), from the series Annual Events for Young Murasaki (Wakamurasaki nenjû gyôji no uchi)

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Triptych: 00.970 (center), 00.971 (right), 00.972 (left) This edition has the same signature on each sheet. MFA impressions: 00.970-2 (different edition?), 11.15229VR (11.15229, 11.15756, 11.15757), 11.29885VR (11.29885, 11.45213a-b), 11.45192a-c, 11.45200a-c

Signed

Kunisada aratame Toyokuni ga (on each sheet) 国貞舎豊国画

Marks

渡辺、衣笠

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G316-01, pl. 43

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36 x 73.7 cm (14 3/16 x 29 in.)

Accession Number

00.970-2

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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