Scenery of the Slope at Kanaya on the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô chû Kanaya saka shôkei)

「東海道中金谷坂勝景」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Sadahide (Japanese, 1807–1873), Publisher Kagiya Shôbei (Japanese), Blockcutter Ôta Komakichi (Hori Koma, Hori Tashichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asai, Kinsei nishiki-e sesôshi 1 (1935), pp. 66-7

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2009.5011.23a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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).
 画帳 「文久三春の都路」

Signed

Gountei Sadahide ga (on right sheet), Sadahide ga (on center and left sheets)
五雲亭貞秀画 貞秀画

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 2 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Ôta Tashichi
改印:亥二改
彫師:彫太田多七

Credit Line

Source unidentified