Shôno: Actor Sawamura Tanosuke III as Koshimoto Chidori, from the series The Tôkaidô Road: One Look Worth a Thousand Ryô (Tôkaidô hitome senryô)

Signed

Kunichika hitsu; Hiroshige hitsu



国周筆、広重筆

Marks

No censor's seal

Blockcutter's mark: Matsushima Eisuke ?

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005)



NOTES:

[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Shôno: Actor Sawamura Tanosuke III as Koshimoto Chidori, from the series The Tôkaidô Road: One Look Worth a Thousand Ryô (Tôkaidô hitome senryô)

  • 「東海道一ト眼千両 庄野 妼千鳥」 三代目沢村田之助
Dimensions
Vertical ôban
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Classification
Prints
Type
Ukiyo-e print; kabuki; fûkei-ga (landscape/cityscape)
Catalogue Raisonné
Waseda db 007-0443
Accession Number
11.40557
Not on view

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