Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Between Hodogaya and Totsuka, Gonta Hill: Igami
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Between Hodogaya and Totsuka, Gonta Hill: Igami, 1852, 8th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Between the 53 Stations of the Tokaido; "Ōkubie Tōkaidō" ("Big Head Tokaido")
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 355 x 248 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 355 x 248 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0366
Description
Literature

Half-length portrarit of actor with headband, standing in front of landscape. Title cartouche top right corner, surrounded by ginko leaves, which are used in the actor's family crest.