Miyajima in Aki Province (Aki no Miyajima), from the series Pictures in the Red-hair [i.e. European] Oil-painting Style (Kômô abura-e fû)

「紅毛油絵風 安芸の宮島」

Japanese
Edo period
1820s–30s
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Schaap, Kunisada (exh. cat., 2016), #125; Izzard, Kunisada's World (1993), #38/2; others in the series: Ukiyo-e taikei 10 (1976), #s 154, 155

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.8 x 37 cm (10 3/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.49.87

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The signature is spelled out phonetically and written sideways in imitation of European writing.

Signed

Konomi ni makase Kunisada egaku
このみにまかせくにさたゑかく

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1949, anonymous gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift