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Shamisen Canal (Shamisen-bori), from the series One Hundred Beautiful Women at Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho hyakunin bijo)

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MFA impressions: 00.786, 11.29987

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (main image); Kunihisa ga (inset) 豊国画(年玉枠)、国久画

Marks

Censor's seal: Horse 2 No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1858 (Ansei 5), 2nd month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.9 x 25.4 cm (14 1/2 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

00.786

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints