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Snow View (Yuki no nagame), from the series Fashionable Genji (Fûryû Genji)

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Triptych: 47.25 (left), 47.26 (center), 47.27 (right) MFA impressions: 06.1264 (center sheet only), 11.39586a-c (complete triptych), 21.5917 (center sheet only), 47.25-7 (complete triptych)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on right and left sheets), Hiroshige hitsu (on center sheet) 豊国画(年玉枠) 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Ox 12 Blockcutter's marks: Yokokawa Hori Take (on right and left sheets), Hori Take (on center sheet) Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich

Japanese, Edo period, 1853 (Kaei 6), 12th month

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G550-02, pl. 234; Mueller et al., Competition and Collaboration (2007), #156; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 248, ôban triptych #094.7; Tanba 1965, #113

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.7 x 72.2 cm (14 1/16 x 28 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.25-7

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints