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The Glad Cry of the Cuckoo (Hototogisu ureshiki hitokoe), second edition of a design originally from the series The Twelve Months (Jûni tsuki no uchi)

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Triptych: 00.1012 (left), 00.1013 (center), 00.1014 (right)

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger 6 改印: 改、寅六

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1854 (Kaei 7/Ansei 1), 6th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba Mus., Ukiyo-e bi no kiwami (Baur coll. exh. cat., 2001), #148 (first edition, with different title)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.7 x 76.6 cm (14 13/16 x 30 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1012-4

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints