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Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), 1786-1865
Sixty-Nine Stations of the Kisokaido Road: Makinohara at Mochuzuki Station
(Kisokaido rokujukyu eki: Mochuzuki, Makinohara)

signed Toyokuni ga within the artist's Toshidama cartouche, carver's seal hori Takichi (Otaya Takichi), publisher's seal Namiki, Minatoko han (Minatoya Kohei of Kinsendo), censor seals Fuku and Muramatsu, date seal Ni-ju (year of the rat [1852], 10th month)
oban tate-e 13 7/8 by 9 5/8 in., 35.2 by 24.6 cm
The actor Nakamura Utaemon IV (1798-1852) is in the role of Otaka Tonomo from the play Takagi Oriemon budo jitsu roku.
Reference:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (www.mfa.org), from the Bigelow Collection, accession nos. 11.29209 and 11.17317
price: $ 550