Teppôzu, from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 てっぽず」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–35 (Tenpô 1–6)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Kagaya Kichiemon (Kichibei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Iwakiri 2011, #265; Clark, Kuniyoshi from Miller Coll. (2009), #84; MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #125; Suzuki et al., Utagawa Kuniyoshi ten (1996), #178; Suzuki 1992, #18; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #264

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.7 x 35.8 cm (9 3/4 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6828

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.16005, 21.6828

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

November 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from L. E. Charnley; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection