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Kyoto, No. 2 (Kyô ni): (Actor Onoe Kikugorô III as) Mashiba Hisayoshi, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi)

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Station no. 55. MFA impressions: 11.29384, 11.29389, 11.43283, 59.1147.84 Forms a diptych with: 11.29383, 11.29386, 11.43227, 11.45320, 59.1147.85

Signed

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

Marks

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, (Murata), Rat 8

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), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Osaka Castle Museum, Mitate no sekai (exh. cat., 2004), #20; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), fig. 46

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

59.1147.84

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints