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Yabunoshita, between Ôtsu and Kyoto: (Actor Iwai Kumesaburô III, later Iwai Hanshirô VIII, as) Seigen, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi)

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Station no. 54-55. MFA impressions: 11.43226, 59.1147.140

Signed

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

Marks

Censors' seals: Fukushima, Muramatsu, Ox 2

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, 1853 (Kaei 6), 2nd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Kokubungaku kenkyû shiryôkan, ed., Zusetsu mitate to yatsushi (2008), p. 101, cat. no. 93

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

59.1147.140

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints