Amanohashidate in Tango Province (Tango Amanohashidate), from the series Beauties Compared with Scenic Spots of Our Country (Honchô fûkei bijin kurabe)

「本朝風景美人競 丹後天之橋立」

Japanese
Edo period
early 1830s (early Tenpô era)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Other prints in the series: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 4, Victoria and Albert Museum I (1989), pls. 197, 198

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.8 x 26 cm (14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.477

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga

香蝶楼国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter