Famous Places in Edo: The Chiyoda Inari Shrine at Miyamasu in Aoyama (Tôto meisho Aoyama Miyamasu Chiyoda Inari sha no zu)

「東都名所 青山宮益 千代田稲荷社図」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Iseya Kanekichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Similar triptych by Yoshikazu: Yamamoto, "Chiyoda Inari," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 161 (2011), p. 9, fig. 2; Konishi, Nishiki-e Bakumatsu Meiji no rekishi 2 (1977), pp. 110-1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; H. 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5011.48a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Mounted in an album of 55 prints with the hand-written title “The Road to the Capital, Spring 1863” (Bunkyû san haru no miyako michi).
 画帳 「文久三春の都路」

Signed

Yoshitora ga (on each sheet)
芳虎画

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 6 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Katada Hori Chô (on center sheet)
改印:亥六改
彫師:片田彫長

Credit Line

Source unidentified