Maisaka Station (Maisaka no eki): Kezori Kuemon, from the series Fifty-three Pairings for the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsui)
「東海道五十三対 舞阪の駅」 毛剃九右衛門
Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T78-31; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S44.32
Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 24.8 cm (14 x 9 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Station 31, from a series jointly designed by Hiroshige, Kunisada, and Kuniyoshi.
MFA impressions: 11.25047, *11.28619 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.45385.31
Poem by Umeya.
Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
Censor's seal: Mura
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: paulownia (kiri)
 Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection