Umezu, between Ôiso and Odawara: (Actor Nakamura Utaemon IV as) Kogorobei, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), here called Tôkaidô

「東海道 大磯小田原間 梅津 小吾郎兵衛」 四代目中村歌右衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tamaya Sôsuke


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T63-09C, p. 123

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

59.1147.25

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station no. 09-10.

MFA impressions: 11.29426, 11.29469, 11.43292, 11.45328, 59.1147.25

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 8
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、村田、子八
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