View of Mitsumata in the Eastern Capital (Tôto Mitsumata no zu), from a series View of...in the Eastern Capital (Tôto...no zu)

「東都三つ股の図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1831 (Tenpô 2)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Iwakiri 2011, #261; MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #124; Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts (1998), #209; Suzuki et al., Utagawa Kuniyoshi ten (1996), #187; Suzuki 1992, #25; Robinson, Kuniyoshi (1961), pl. 19

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25 x 37 cm (9 13/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.308

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2266, 54.308

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24