America: a Steam Boat in Motion (Amerika koku jôkisha ôrai)

「亜墨利加国蒸気者往来」

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 10th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshikazu (Japanese, active 1848–1870), Publisher Maruya Jinpachi (Marujin, Enjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #9; Marks, Japanese Woodblock Prints (2010), pp. 200-1; Yonemura, Yokohama (1990), cat. no. 66

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.3 x 74 cm (14 11/16 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.1296-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 49.1296 (left), 49.1297 (center), 49.1298 (right)

Signed

Issen Yoshikazu ga (on each sheet)

Markings

Censor's seal: Chicken 10 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:酉十改
彫師:なし

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: November 10, 1949)

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent