Kakegawa Station (Kakegawa shuku), No. 27 from an untitled series of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road

東海道五十三次 「掛川宿 廿七」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba City Museum of Art, Keisai Eisen (2012), #333; Chiba Museum, Hakkenden no sekai (2008), #26 (first edition)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.6 x 25.4 cm (14 13/16 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

RES.52.78

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Perhaps a reprint of the original edition of the 1830s, with double censors’ seals added to the original kiwame seal.

Signed

Keisai Eisen ga

渓斎英泉画

Markings

Censor's seals: kiwame, Fuku, Muramatsu

改印:極、福、村松

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden