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

「江戸名所百人美女 白銀樹目谷」

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.3 cm (14 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.785

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.785, 11.15290, 11.45228

There is no signature on the inset, so presumably it is by Kunisada himself.

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 2
No blockcutter's mark
改印:午二
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