Black (Kuro), from the series Five Colors of Dyed Silk (Itsutsu kinu iro no somewake)

「五衣色染分 黒」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Hayashiya Shôgorô (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 25.5 cm (14 5/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3211.12

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kôchô Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

香蝶豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take

改印:衣笠、村田
彫師:彫竹

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection