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Scenery of Arai, One of the Fifty-three Stages of the Tôkaidô (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi Arai fûkei)

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Mounted in an album of 55 prints with the hand-written title "The Road to the Capital, Spring 1863" (Bunkyû san haru no miyako michi).

Signed

Ikkôsai Yoshimori ga (on each sheet) 一光斎芳盛画

Marks

Censor's seal: Boar 4 aratame No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 4th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Konishi, Nishiki-e Bakumatsu Meiji no rekishi 2 (1977), pp. 98-9

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; H. 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5011.26a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints