Memorial Portrait of Hiroshige

広重の死絵

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hinohara, Utagawa Kunisada (Ôta Mus., 2016), p. 81; Marks, Japanese Woodblock Prints (2010), p. 136; Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Utagawa-ha (Kobijutsu special issue, 1986), #266

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.1 x 23.5 cm (14 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6988

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.15638, 21.6988

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 9
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:午九
彫師:横川彫竹

Provenance

February 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection