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Kewaizaka, between Hiratsuka and Ôiso: (Actor Seki Sanjûrô II as) Oniô, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), here called Tôkaidô

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Station no. 08-09. MFA impressions: 11.29524.8, 11.43291, 59.1147.123

Signed

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

Marks

Censors' seals: Murata, Kinugasa, Rat 12

Provenance

Gift from estate of James J. Higginson through Mrs. Charles Jackson, March 26, 1959.

Credit Line

Gift of James J. Higginson

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Tamba (Tanba), Ukiyo-e Edo kara Hakone made (1963), #218 (identifies actor as Seki Sanjurô II)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.4 x 24.8 cm (13 9/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.1147.23

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints