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The Third Month (Yayoi), from the series The Five Festivals Represented by Eastern Genji (Azuma Genji mitate gosekku)

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Triptych: 00.987 (center), 00.988 (left), 00.989 (right) MFA impressions: 00.987-9, 11.15209VR (11.15209, 11.15750, 11.15751)

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet) 豊国画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 6 Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take 改印: 卯六、改 彫師: 彫竹

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1855 (Ansei 2), 6th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.3 x 75.5 cm (14 11/16 x 29 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.987-9

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints