Seki, 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 no uchi

「東海道之内 関」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), Publisher Ômiya Kyûjirô (Kiyûdô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Matsushima Masakichi (Hori Masa) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, "When the Shogun...," Andon 81 (2007), #48 (111); Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #18-109

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2009.5009.111

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.15365, 11.15366, 11.22250, 11.44787, 11.44969, 11.45063, 2009.5009.111

Signed

Kunisada ga, in toshidama cartouche

国貞画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 4 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Matsushima Hori Masa

改印:亥四改
彫師:松島彫政

Credit Line

Source unidentified