Kayaba-chô, from the series Eight Views of Night Visits to Temples and Shrines (Yomairi hakkei)

「夜参り八景 かやば町」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1844 (Tenpô 15/Kôka 1)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Ibaya Senzaburô (Dansendô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Matsushima Fusajirô (Horikô Fusajirô, Hori Fusa) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Robinson, Kuniyoshi (1961), list #102

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 25 cm (14 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1262

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Complete series of eight, 49.1259-49.1266.

Signed

Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga
朝櫻楼国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: Hama
Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Fusajirô
Artist's seal: kiri
改印:浜
彫師:彫工房次郎

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent