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Suma, from the series Portraits of the False Murasaki's Genji (Nise Murasaki Genji sugata)

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Signed

Kunisada ga, in toshidama cartouche (on right and left sheets), Ichijusai Kunisada hitsu (on screen in center sheet) 国貞画(年玉枠) 一寿斎国貞筆

Marks

Censor's seal: Monkey 10 aratame Blockcutter's mark: ... Hori Kane

Provenance

Between 1985 and 1995, gift of Pauline Epstein (d. 1995) to her daughter and son-in law, Barbara and Michael Stedman; 2009, gift of Barbara and Michael Stedman to the MFA. (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Michael and Barbara Stedman in memory of Pauline Epstein

Japanese, Edo period, 1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 10th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2009.5123a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints