Newly Published Pictures: The Story of Momotarô, The Foxes' Wedding (Shinpan Momotarô no hanashi, Kitsune no yomeiri)

「新板 桃太郎噺狐の嫁入」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Publisher Yamashiroya Jinbei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.8 x 25.2 cm (14 1/2 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1391

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shigenobu ga
重宣画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 4
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳四
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock