Hara, no. 2 (Hara no ni): (Actor Iwai Hanshirô VII as) Heisaku's Daughter Oyone, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi)

「東海道五十三次之内 原の二 平作娘およね」 七代岩井半四郎

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsujiokaya Bunsuke (Kinshôdô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Koizumi Minokichi (Hori Mino) (Japanese, 1833–1906)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T63-14A, p. 130; Kokubungaku kenkyû shiryôkan, ed., Zusetsu mitate to yatsushi (2008), p. 99, cat. no. 90

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

59.1147.44

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station no. 14.

MFA impressions: 11.29473, 11.43322, 59.1147.44
Forms a diptych with: 11.29422, 11.29474, 11.29525.45, 11.43323, 59.1147.45

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 8
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Mino
改印:衣笠、村田、子八
彫師:彫巳の

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of James J. Higginson