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

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Triptych: 00.1793 (right), 00.1795 (left), 00.1796 (center) MFA impressions: 00.1793VR (00.1793, 00.1795, 00.1796), 11.15909-11, 11.45199a-c, 11.45204 (left sheet only)

Signed

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

Marks

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Rat 7 No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 5), 7th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych, creped; 22 x 49.7 cm (8 11/16 x 19 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1793, 00.1795, 00.1796

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints