Goyu, No. 2 (Goyu sono ni): (Actor Ichikawa Danzô VI as) Yamamoto Kansuke's Mother, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi)

「東海道五十三次之内 御油其二 山本勘助母」 六代目市川団蔵

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T63-36A, p. 146

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

59.1147.56

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station no. 36.

MFA impressions: 11.29524.17, 11.43258, 59.1147.56
Forms a diptych with: 11.29480, 11.29524.16, 11.29525.43, 11.43257, 59.1147.55

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome, Ox 1
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:浜、馬込、丑正
彫師:彫竹
刷師:大久

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of James J. Higginson