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Portrait of Genji Enjoying the Evening Cool (Genji sugata suzumi no zu)

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MFA impressions: 00.1963.7a-c (creped, mounted in album), 11.38839a-c (creped)

Signed

Kunisada hitsu (on right sheet), Baichôrô Kunisada hitsu (on center and left sheets) 国貞筆 梅蝶楼国貞筆

Marks

Censor's seal: Ox 5 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Hori Mino 改印: 子二改 彫師: 彫巳の

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 1, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1865 (Genji 2/Keiô 1), 5th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych, creped; 21.7 x 46.8 cm (8 9/16 x 18 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1963.7a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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