Twelve Months of Genji (Genji jūnikagetsu no uchi): Sixth Month (Minazuki) (Triptych)

Kochoro Toyokuni, Japanese, 1786 - 1865

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1856, seventh month

Three color woodblock prints (triptych)

Sheet: 13 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. (35.3 x 24.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Anne W. Thomas, in honor of Howard Thomas

2006.65.12

Publisher

Fujinokaya Keijirō

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, Japan

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Image 1: Inscribed, in black ink, lower left side: [Japanese inscription]; inscribed, in black ink, bottom center: [Japanese inscription]; Image 2: Inscribed, in black ink, lower right side: [Japanese inscription]; inscribed, in black ink, bottom center: [Japanese inscription]; Image 3: Inscribed, in black ink, upper right side: [Japanese inscription]; inscribed, in black ink, bottom right side: [Japanese inscription]; inscribed, in black ink, bottom center: [Japanese inscription]

Exhibition History

Dartmouth Looks at The Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari), curated by Dennis Washburn and Allen Hockley in conjunction with the colloquium "What Is a Classic? Translation, Reception, and the Making of Canons," Ivan Albright Gallery, Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 21-September 28, 2014.

Provenance

Howard Thomas (1899-1971); to his wife, Anne Wall Thomas, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1971; given to present collection, 2006.

Old Number

No. 67

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