Panoramic View of the Seaside from the Inn at Eguchi (Eguchi ryokan umibe chôbô zu)

「江口旅館海辺眺望図」

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Other artist Utagawa Kunihisa II (Japanese, 1832–1891), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Ôta Komakichi (Hori Koma, Hori Tashichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G511 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 76.8 cm (14 9/16 x 30 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.831, 11.15798, 11.15799

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.831 (left), 11.15798 (center), 11.15799 (right)

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet); Keshiki Kunihisa ga (Scenery by Kunihisa, on left sheet only)
豊国画(年玉枠)、景色国久画(年玉印)

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey 1 aratame
Blockcutter's marks: Hori Komakichi (on right and center sheets), Horikô Komakichi (on left sheet)
改印:申正改
彫師:彫駒吉、彫工駒吉

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock