Shôno: The Kumano Shrine and the Shiratori Grave Mound (Kumano no yashiro, Shiratori-zuka); Women Travellers (Onna tabibito), from the series The Fifty-three Stations [of the Tôkaidô Road] by Two Brushes (Sôhitsu gojûsan tsugi)

「双筆五十三次 庄野 熊野ノ社 白鳥塚」 目録:「女旅人」

Japanese
Edo period
1855 (Ansei 2), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Maruya Kyûshirô, Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T79-46; Watanabe, Sôhitsu gojûsan tsugi (2011), #46; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252, ôban #34.46

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.4 x 24.5 cm (14 1/3 x 9 2/3 in.)

Accession Number

RES.49.90

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 46 in the series.

MFA impressions: 11.36763.49, RES.49.90

Landscapes by Hiroshige, figures by Kunisada I (Toyokuni III). The subtitles of the landscapes, if present, appear on the individual prints; the subtitles referring to the figures are found only on the title page for the series, 11.36763.3 .
Album of all 55 prints in the series, plus cover slip, title page, and hand-written preface and colophon: 11.36763.1-59

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu (above); Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (below)
広重筆、豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 8
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
Artist's seal: Hiro
改印:改、卯八
彫師:彫竹

Provenance

1949, anonymous gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift