Yui: (Actor Iwai Kumesaburô III as) Shinobu, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi)

「東海道五十三次の内 由井 しのぶ」 三代目岩井粂三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 10th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsujiokaya Bunsuke (Kinshôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T63-17A, p. 132

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

59.1147.49

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station no. 17.

MFA impressions: 11.29525.22, 59.1147.49

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu, Rat 10
No blockcutter's mark
改印:福、村松、子十
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