Okabe: (Actor Arashi Kichisaburô III as) Rokuyata, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi)

「東海道五十三次ノ内 岡部 六弥太」 三代目嵐吉三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsujiokaya Bunsuke (Kinshôdô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Koizumi Minokichi (Hori Mino) (Japanese, 1833–1906)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T63-22, pp. 135, 136; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), fig. 45

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

59.1147.111

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station no. 22.

MFA impressions: 11.22513, 11.29399, 11.29418, 11.29497, 11.29525.13, 11.43238, 11.45325, 59.1147.111

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 4
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Mino
改印:衣笠、村田、子四
彫師:彫巳の

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of James J. Higginson