Yatsuhashi at Chiryû (Chiryû Yatsuhashi), from the series Scenes of Famous Places along the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô meisho fûkei), also known as the Processional Tôkaidô (Gyôretsu Tôkaidô), here called Tôkaidô meisho no uchi

「東海道名所之内 池鯉鮒 八ツ橋」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Matsushima Masakichi (Hori Masa) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, "When the Shogun...," Andon 81 (2007), #39A (91); Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #18-91

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2009.5009.92

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.15402, 11.44779, 11.44989, 2009.5009.92

Signed

Ôju Nanajûhassai Toyokuni hitsu, in toshidama cartouche

応需七十八歳豊国筆(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 4 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Matsushima Hori Masa

改印:亥四改
彫師:松島彫政

Credit Line

Source unidentified