Hanakawado, from the series One Hundred Beautiful Women at Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho hyakunin bijo)

「江戸名所百人美女 花川戸」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Other artist Utagawa Kunihisa II (Japanese, 1832–1891), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25.3 cm (14 9/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.787

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.787, 11.15305, 11.29988

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (main image); Kunihisa ga (inset)
豊国画(年玉枠)、国久画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 12
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳十二
彫師:なし

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