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Miya Kagekiyo: P.60-1999

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Miya Kagekiyo
Translated as: Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Highway
Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi


Kunisada, Utagawa (Designer)
Izutsuya Shôkichi (Publisher)
Mino (Blockcutter)


Portrays the actor Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII. Colour print from woodblocks, Toyokuni ga. Izutsuya Shokichi. Hori-Mino. Hama & Magome. 1852/5


History note: Private collection, Boston; Israel Goldman

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam with the aid of the MGC Purchase Grant Fund and the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: ôban mm

Place(s) associated

  • Edo ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1999) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1852-05

School or Style

Ukiyo-e Japanese

Materials used in production

Coloured ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper

Techniques used in production

Nishiki-e Colour printing Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Toyokuni ga
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Izutsuya Shôkichi
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Publisher's mark
  • Text: hori-Mino
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Blockcutter's seal
  • Text: Hama and Magome
  • Method of creation: Stamped
  • Type: Censor's seal

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.60-1999
Primary reference Number: 9453
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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