Kawasaki: (Actor Iwai Hanshirô V as) Shirai Gonpachi, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi)

「東海道五十三次の内 川崎駅 白井権八」 五代目岩井半四郎

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), intercalary 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsujiokaya Bunsuke (Kinshôdô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T63-03, pp. 116, 118; Osaka Castle Museum, Mitate no sekai (exh. cat., 2004), #11

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

59.1147.6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station no. 03.

MFA impressions: 11.29431, 11.29434, 11.29525.36, 11.43303, 59.1147.6

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu, Rat intercalary
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:福、村松、子閏
彫師:彫竹
摺師:摺大久

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of James J. Higginson