The Temple of the Five Hundred Arhats (Gohyaku Rakan), from the series One Hundred Beautiful Women at Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho hyakunin bijo)

「江戸名所百人美女 五百羅かん」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Other artist Utagawa Kunihisa II (Japanese, 1832–1891), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.1 x 25.2 cm (14 5/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.829

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.829, 11.15273, 11.42259

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (main image); Kunihisa ga (inset)

豊国画(年玉枠)、国久画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 11
No blockcutter's mark

改印:改、巳十一
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