Takamiya, between Ishiyakushi and Shôno: (Actor Segawa Kikunojô V as) Sakura-hime, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), here called Tôkaidô

「東海道 石薬師庄野間 高宮 桜姫」 五代目瀬川菊之丞

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Yamazakiya Seishichi (Japanese), Blockcutter Ôtaya Takichi (Hori Takichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T63-45C, p. 152

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.4 x 24.8 cm (13 9/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.1147.124

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station no. 45-46.

MFA impressions: 11.29068, 11.43214, 59.1147.124

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 12
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Takichi
改印:衣笠、村田、子十二
彫師:彫多吉

Provenance

Gift from estate of James J. Higginson through Mrs. Charles Jackson, March 26, 1959.

Credit Line

Gift of James J. Higginson