Goten-yama, between Ishiyakushi and Shôno: (Actor Morita Kan'ya XI as) Takechi Mitsuhide, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi)

「東海道五十三次之内 石薬師庄野間 御殿山 武智光秀」 十一代目森田勘弥

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 10th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Izutsuya Shôkichi, Japanese, Blockcutter Uemura Yasugorô (Hori Yasu) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T63-45D, p. 153; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), fig. 55

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.4 x 24.8 cm (13 9/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.1147.122

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station no. 45-46.

MFA impressions: 11.29060, 11.43228, 59.1147.122

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu, Rat 10
Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Ue Yasu
改印:福、村松、子十
彫師:彫工上安

Provenance

Gift from estate of James J. Higginson through Mrs. Charles Jackson, March 26, 1959.

Credit Line

Gift of James J. Higginson