User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

That Romantic Figure in the Licensed Quarter at Dawn (Sono yukari kuruwa no akebono)

Start collecting

MFA impressions: 00.1060-2, 00.1963.5a-c (creped and mounted in album), 11.41861a-c (creped)

Signed

Ichibai Kunichika ga, in toshidama cartouche (on right sheet); Kunichika ga, in toshidama cartouche (on center and left sheets) 一梅国周画(年玉枠) 国周画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seal: Boar 5 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Hori Ôta Tashichi 改印: 亥五改

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, 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 5th month

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

00.1963.5a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints