The Scene of the Tôkaidô Board Game, from the Play Koi Nyôbô Somewake Tazuna

「恋女房染分手綱」 東海道道中双六 「じねんじよの三吉」 「重の井」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba City Mus., Ukiyo-e ni egakareta kodomotachi (2014), #120; Yamamoto Masakatsu, Sugoroku asobi (1988), p. 29

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36 x 75 cm (14 3/16 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.973-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.973 (center), 00.974 (left), 00.975 (right)

MFA impressions: 00.973-5 (pub. Ebisuya), 11.43589a-c (pub. Sumiyoshiya)
 「恋女房染分手綱」の双六の場面を描く。

Signed

Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga (on right and center sheets), Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga (on left sheet); Toyokuni monjin Kunimasa hitsu (on screen in left sheet)
香蝶楼豊国画 一陽斎豊国画(年玉印)、豊国門人国政筆(年玉印)

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜、馬込
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock