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Listening to the Sounds of Insects on an Autumn Night (Aki no yoru mushi no oto o kiku zu)

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Triptych: 00.1797 (center), 00.1798 (right), 00.1811 (left)


Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on right and center sheets); Kageiro Kunihisa ga (on left sheet) 豊国画(年玉枠)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G512, pl. 227


Vertical ôban triptych, creped; 21.4 x 47.2 cm (8 7/16 x 18 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1797, 00.1798, 00.1811

Medium or Technique

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