Fukuroi: A Female Pilgrim (Onna junrei), from the series The Fifty-three Stations [of the Tôkaidô Road] by Two Brushes (Sôhitsu gojûsan tsugi)

「双筆五十三次 袋井」 目録:「女順礼」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Kaei 7/Ansei 1), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T79-28; Watanabe, Sôhitsu gojûsan tsugi (2011), #28; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252, ôban #34.28

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, creped; 21.5 x 15.5 cm (8 7/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1835

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 28 in the series.

MFA impressions: 00.1835 (later edition with green background, creped), 11.36763.31

Landscapes by Hiroshige, figures by Kunisada I (Toyokuni III). The subtitles of the landscapes, if present, appear on the individual prints; the subtitles referring to the figures are found only on the title page for the series, 11.36763.3 .
Album of all 55 prints in the series, plus cover slip, title page, and hand-written preface and colophon: 11.36763.1-59

Signed

Hiroshige ga (above); Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (below)
広重画、豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger 12
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:改、寅十二
彫師:彫竹

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock