Morishita, between Shôno and Kameyama: (Actor Ichikawa Enzô I as) Hori no Ranmaru, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi)

「東海道五十三次之内 庄野 亀山 間 森下 堀の蘭丸」 初代市川猿蔵

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 10th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Kobayashi Taijirô (Bunseidô / Bunshôdô), Blockcutter Sugawa Sennosuke (Hori Sennosuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T63-45C, p. 153; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), fig. 63

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.4 x 24.8 cm (13 9/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.1147.121

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station no. 46-47.

MFA impressions: 11.43229, 59.1147.121

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu, Rat 10
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Sennosuke
改印:福、村松、子十
彫師:彫千之助

Provenance

Gift from estate of James J. Higginson through Mrs. Charles Jackson, March 26, 1959.

Credit Line

Gift of James J. Higginson