Asakusa Imado, from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 浅草今戸」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–35 (Tenpô 1–6)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Kagaya Kichiemon (Kichibei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Iwakiri 2011, #266; Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts (1998), #203; Suzuki et al., Utagawa Kuniyoshi ten (1996), #s 170, 171; Suzuki 1992, #22; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #96

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.9 x 35 cm (9 13/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2026

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2026, 11.25005

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection