Yokkaichi in Ise Province: Women Travellers on a Pilgrimage to Ise (Ryofu no Daidai môde), from the series Calligraphy and Pictures for the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô (Shoga gojûsan eki)

「書画五拾三駅 伊勢 四日市 旅婦之太々詣」

Japanese
Meiji era
1872 (Meiji 5)
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Sawamuraya Seikichi (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

11.41471

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 44 in the series.

Signed

Yoshitora ga

芳虎画

Markings

Censor's seal: Water Monkey (Jinshin, mizunoe saru) ... (number illegible)
No blockcutter's mark

改印:壬申?
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection