Tsurumi, between Kawasaki and Kanagawa: (Actor Bandô Mitsuemon I as) Johachi, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), here called Tôkaidô

「東海道 川崎 神奈川 間 つるみ 丈八」 初代坂東三津右衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Kazusaya Iwazô (Iwakichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T63-03C, p. 116; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), fig. 47

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

59.1147.89

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station no. 03-04.

MFA impressions: 11.43286, 59.1147.89

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome, Rat 9
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜、馬込、子九
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