Blind Men on a Bridge, from an untitled series of Toba-e

鳥羽絵 橋を渡る坐頭

Japanese
Edo period
1811–3 (Bunka 8–10)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Tsuruya Kinsuke (Sôkakudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 26.2 cm (15 3/16 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2108

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription by Shikitei Sanba.
According to Marks, the Tsurukin seal was used in the 11th month of the years 1811, 1812, and 1813.

Signed

Ichiyôsai ga
一陽斎画

Markings

Censor's seals: kiwame, Tsurukin (Tsuruya Kinsuke)
Artist's seal: toshidama
改印:極、鶴金

Provenance

Lent by Charles B. Hoyt, Feb. 1, 1947

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection