Tamagushi of the Tamaya in Edo-machi nichôme, kamuro Kazashi and Katsura

「江戸町二丁目 玉屋内 玉櫛 かさし かつら」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1815–21 (Bunka 12–Bunsei 4)
Artist Kitagawa Tsukimaro (Kikumaro) (Japanese, died in 1830), Publisher Uemura Yohei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 26 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1398

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The censorship seal reading “futakata” was used from about 1815 to 1821, but its meaning is uncertain.

Inscription

Poem by Tamagushi

Signed

Kansetsusai Tsukimaro ga

Markings

Censor's seals: kiwame, futakata
改印:極、貳方

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden