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The Third Month, a Triptych (Sangatsu, sanmaitsuzuki), from the series Twelve Months by Two Artists, Toyokuni and Toyohiro (Toyokuni Toyohiro ryôga jûnikô)

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Triptych: 21.7621 (left), 21.7622 (center), 21.7623 (right) MFA impressions: 11.14800VR (11.14800, 11.14813, 11.14814), 21.7621-3 (21.7621, 21.7622, 21.7623)


Toyohiro ga (on each sheet) 豊広画


Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1801 (Kyôwa 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Mueller et al., Comp. and Coll. (2007), p. 16, fig. 3; Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Utagawa Toyoharu to sono jidai (1994), #137; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #s 211-3


Vertical ôban triptych; 39 x 73.9 cm (15 3/8 x 29 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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