Famous Places in the Eastern Capital: the Year-end Fair at Asakusa (Tôto meisho Asakusa toshi no ichi)

「東都名所浅草歳の市」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Kaei 7/Ansei 1), intercalary 7th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsutaya Umejirô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 25 cm (14 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.37-9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 47.37 (left), 47.38 (center), 47.39 (right)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger intercalary 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、寅壬七
彫師:なし

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich