Minakuchi, 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 水口」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 4th month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Etsuka (Japanese), Blockcutter Katada Chôjirô (Hori Chô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, "When the Shogun...," Andon 81 (2007), #51 (117); Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #18-115; Konishi, Nishiki-e Bakumatsu Meiji no rekishi 2 (1977), p. 135

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2009.5009.117

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.15407, 11.16124, 11.44773, 11.44931, 11.45060, 2009.5009.117

Signed

Ichiô Kunichika ga, in toshidama cartouche

一鴬国周画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 4 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Katada Hori Chô

改印:亥四改
彫師:片田彫長

Credit Line

Source unidentified