Requires Photography

Motoyama: Yamauba, from the series Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaidô Road (Kisokaidô rokujûkyû tsugi no uchi)

「木曾街道六十九次之内 本山 山姥」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Yawataya Sakujirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Thompson, Sixty-nine Stations (2009), #33; Keyes, Ainsworth cat. (1984), #520; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S74.34

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2016.1339

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Classifications

Prints

No. 33 in the series.

MFA impressions: 11.29009.34, 11.37091, 11.38972.34, 2016.1339

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Rat 7
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Takichi
Artist's seal: kiri
改印:米良、渡邊、子七
彫師:彫多吉

Credit Line

Gift of the Anne Gordon Keidel Trust of June 2016