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The Hour of the Boar (I no koku), from the series Twelve Hours with Genji (Sono yukari jûni jikoku no uchi)

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Diptych (two sheets of incomplete triptych?): 00.861 (right), 00.912 (left)

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seal: Goat 5 aratame Blockcutters' marks: Horikô Kane (right sheet), Hori Ko-Kane (left sheet) 改印: 未五改 彫師: 彫工兼 (R), 彫子兼 (L)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1859 (Ansei 6), 5th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.3 x 50.6 cm (14 11/16 x 19 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.861, 00.912

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints