Sayo Mountain Pass (Sayo no nakayama), from the series Scenes of Famous Places along the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô meisho fûkei), also known as the Processional Tôkaidô (Gyôretsu Tôkaidô), here called Tôkaidô meisho no uchi

「東海道名所之内 小夜中山」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), Publisher Yamamotoya Heikichi (Eikyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, "When the Shogun...," Andon 81 (2007), #25A (70); Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #18-73

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2009.5009.71

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.15394, 11.15395, 11.44985, 2009.5009.71

Signed

Kunisada ga, in toshidama cartouche

国貞画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 5 aratame
No blockcutter's mark

改印:亥五改
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified