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), Other artist Utagawa Kunihisa II (Japanese, 1832–1891), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 26.1 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.830

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 (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock