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Making Ricecakes in the Twelfth Month (Shiwasu mochitsuki), from the series The Twelve Months (Jûni tsuki no uchi)

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Triptych: 00.1009 (left), 00.1010 (center), 00.1011 (right) MFA impressions: 00.827 (right sheet), 00.1009-11 (complete triptych)

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), #150 (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38 x 76.5 cm (14 15/16 x 30 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1009-11

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints