Hôrai-ji Temple (Hôrai-ji), from the series Scenes of Famous Places along the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô meisho fûkei), also known as the Processional Tôkaidô (Gyôretsu Tôkaidô), here called Tôkaidô no uchi

「東海道之内 風来寺」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 8th month (?)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), Publisher Kagiya Shôbei (Japanese), Blockcutter Ôta Komakichi (Hori Koma, Hori Tashichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, "When the Shogun...," Andon 81 (2007), #27B (74); Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #18-56

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2009.5009.75

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.15398, 11.15399, 11.21845, 11.44782, 11.44796, 2009.5009.75

Signed

Kunisada ga, in toshidama cartouche

国貞画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 8 aratame (?)
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Ôta Tashichi

改印:亥八改ヵ
彫師:彫太田多七

Credit Line

Source unidentified