Fragment of: The Kayabachô Restaurant: (Actor Arashi Rikan III as) Kuzunoha, from the series Famous Restaurants of the Eastern Capital (Tôto kômei kaiseki zukushi)

「東都高名会席尽 葛の葉 茅場丁」三代目嵐璃寛 (断簡)

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #8.18, pl. 54; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #48.22; Tanba 1965, #505

Dimensions

Fragment cut from vertical ôban sheet; 16.8 × 6 cm (6 5/8 × 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.821

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.821 (TL image only), 11.30501 (intact sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige
広重

Markings

Artist's seal: Hiro

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection