Mitsuke: A Comic Scene from the Novel Hizakurige (Mitsuke, Hizakurige kokkei), no. 29 from the series Fifty-three Pairings fo

「東海道五十三対 見附」 「膝栗毛滑稽」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1845–46 (Kôka 2–3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Enshûya Matabei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #43.11; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S44.29

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/8 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.6558

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a series jointly designed by Hiroshige, Kuniyoshi, and Kunisada.

Signed

Hiroshige gihitsu
広重戯筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Mura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:村
彫師:なし

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection