Maruyama in Nagasaki (Nagasaki Maruyama)

「長崎圓やま」

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Koizumi Minokichi (Hori Mino) (Japanese, 1833–1906)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G515, pl. 175; Seikado, Kunisada (exh. cat., 1996), #141

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.2 x 78 cm (15 1/16 x 30 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1053, 00.1074, 00.1176

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1053 (right), 00.1074 (center), 00.1176 (left)

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on right sheet); Hiroshige ga (on left sheet); Shigetoshi (?) ga (in screen on right sheet)
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Chicken 1 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Mino
改印:酉正改
彫師:彫巳の

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