Procession Crossing over a Pontoon Bridge on the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi funabashi kakewatari gyôretsu no zu)

「東海道五十三次之内船橋掛渡行列之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 3rd month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Izutsuya Shôkichi, Japanese, Blockcutter Katada Chôjirô (Hori Chô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asai, Kinsei nishiki-e sesôshi 1 (1935), pp. 60-1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; H. 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5011.20a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.41770a-c, 2009.5011.20a-c

Mounted in an album of 55 prints with the hand-written title “The Road to the Capital, Spring 1863” (Bunkyû san haru no miyako michi).

Signed

Ichiôsai Kunichika ga, in toshidama cartouche (on right sheet), Kunichika ga (on center sheet), Kunichika ga, in toshidama cartouche (on left sheet)

一鴬斎国周画(年玉枠) 国周画 国周画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 3 aratame
Blockcutter's marks: Katada Hori Chô (on right sheet), Hori Chô (on left sheet)

改印:亥三改
彫師:片田彫長 彫長

Credit Line

Source unidentified