Ishibe: (Actor Iwai Kumesaburô III as) Ohan, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi)

「東海道五十三次之内 石部  おはん」 三代目岩井粂三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Iseya Kanekichi (Japanese), Blockcutter Koizumi Minokichi (Hori Mino) (Japanese, 1833–1906)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T63-52, p. 158 (different colors); Osaka Castle Museum, Mitate no sekai (exh. cat., 2004), #17

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

59.1147.79

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station no. 52.

MFA impressions: 11.29438, 11.29525.3, 11.43278, 59.1147.79
Forms a diptych with: 11.29437, 11.29525.2, 11.43279, 59.1147.80

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Rat 3, shita-uri
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Mino

改印:米良、渡辺、子三、シタ売
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