Fushimi: Tokiwa Gozen, from the series Representations of the Eight Views (Mitate hakkei)

「見立八景 ふしみ ときは御前」

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Shimizuya Naojirô (Japanese), Blockcutter Horikô Ko-Kin (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kokubungaku kenkyû shiryôkan, ed., Zusetsu mitate to yatsushi (2008), p. 99, cat. no. 96

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.7 x 25.7 cm (14 13/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.778

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Publisher might also be Yamazakiya Seishichi.
 版元№759の山崎屋清七の可能性もあり。

Signed

Konomi ni makase Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche
任好豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey 9 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Ko-Kin
改印:申九改
彫師:彫工小金

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock