Gravepost (Sotoba), from the series Modern Beauties as the Seven Komachi (Tôsei bijin Nana Komachi)

「当世美人七小町」 そとは

Japanese
Edo period
about 1821–22 (Bunsei 4–5)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Kawaguchiya Uhei (Fukusendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Schaap, Kunisada (exh. cat., 2016), checklist 1-23, photo p. 155

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25.7 cm (14 3/8 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.486

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Gokuraku no/ ...
「極楽のうちなればこそあしからめそとは何かはくるしかるへき」

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter