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The Third Month (Yayoi), from the series Genji in the Twelve Months (Genji jûnikagetsu no uchi)

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Triptych: 00.1029 (center), 00.1036 (right), 00.1264 (left) MFA impressions: 00.1029VR (00.1029, 00.1036, 00.1264), 11.15879-81

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 1 No blockcutter's mark 改、卯正

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1855 (Ansei 2), 1st month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.4 x 77.2 cm (14 3/4 x 30 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1029, 00.1036, 00.1264

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints