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Spring Colors: A Sea View for Murasaki (Shunshoku Murasaki no kaibô)

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Triptych: 00.1813 (left), 00.1814 (center), 00.1815 (right)

Signed

Fusatane ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)

Marks

Censor's seal: Ox 11 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Hori Mino 改印: 彫師: 彫巳の

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1865 (Genji 2/Keiô 1), 11th month

Object Place

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych, creped; 22.2 x 48.3 cm (8 3/4 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

00.1813-5

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints