Imure, between Futakawa and Yoshida: (Actor Bandô Mitsugorô III as) Chûbei, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), here called Tôkaidô

「東海道 二川吉田間 いむれ 忠兵衛」 三代目坂東三津五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tamaya Sôsuke


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T63-34C, p. 143

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

59.1147.96

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station no. 34-35.

MFA impressions: *11.29404 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.43210, 59.1147.96

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome, Rat 9
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜、馬込、子九
彫師:なし

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of James J. Higginson