Moto Yoshiwara, between Hara and Yoshiwara: (Actor Bandô Mitsugorô III as) a Vendor of White Sake (Shirozake-uri), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), here called Tôkaidô

「東海道 原 吉原 間 元よしはら 白酒売」 三代目坂東三津五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 10th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Kazusaya Iwazô (Iwakichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T63-14C, p. 128

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

59.1147.33

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station no. 14-15.

MFA impressions: 11.43295, 59.1147.33

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu, Rat 10
No blockcutter's mark
改印:福、村松、子十
彫師:なし

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of James J. Higginson