Kayaba-chô, from the series One Hundred Beautiful Women at Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho hyakunin bijo)

「江戸名所百人美女 かやば町」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Edo engei hana zukushi (2009), #11

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.6 x 25.8 cm (14 13/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.784

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.784, 00.830, 11.15037

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (main image); Kunihisa ga (inset)
豊国画(年玉枠)、国久画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 11
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳十一
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