Kuwana, from the series Scenes of Famous Places along the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô meisho fûkei), also known as the Processional Tôkaidô (Gyôretsu Tôkaidô), here called Tôkaidô

「東海道 桑名」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 8th month (?)
Artist Utagawa Yoshikata (Japanese, active about 1841–1864), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese), Blockcutter Ôta Komakichi (Hori Koma, Hori Tashichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, "When the Shogun...," Andon 81 (2007), #43 (102); Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #18-102

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2009.5009.103

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.16311, 11.16639, 11.44784, 11.45068, 11.45072, 2009.5009.103

Signed

Yoshikata ga

芳形画

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 8 aratame (?)
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Ôta Tashichi

改印:亥八改ヵ
彫師:彫太田多七

Credit Line

Source unidentified