Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (歌川国貞) / Toyokuni III (三代豊国)

Print: Kamegiku of Manji House (万字屋内亀菊) heating tea over a brazier - from a triptych entitled Winter (Fuyu - 冬) - right-hand panel of a triptych

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Dates: circa 1823 - 1825,created
Dimensions: 9.875 in,14.625 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print

Signed: Gototei Kunisada ga
Publisher: Ōmiya Heihachi (Marks 413 - seal 01-108)

Related links: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - the whole triptych; National Museums of Scotland;

Physical description:

This is a single panel from a triptych representing the season of winter. The entire series represents The Four Seasons (四季ノ内).


The National Museums of Scotland say this image represents "...the courtesan Momijigi of Akatsutaya heating a kettle on her brazier..."