Takanawa, between Nihonbashi and Shinagawa: (Actor Sawamura Sôjûrô III as) Yuranosuke, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), here called Tôkaidô

「東海道 日本橋品川間 高輪 由良之助」 三代目沢村宗十郎

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Takadaya Takezô


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T63-01C, p. 115

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

59.1147.86

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station no. 01-02 .

MFA impressions: 11.29439, 11.43284, 59.1147.86

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 8
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、村田、子八
彫師:なし

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of James J. Higginson