Toyokuni and Hiroshige Woodblock from "The Flowers of Edo," Circa 1863
Utagawa Toyokuni (歌川豊国, Japanese, 1769 – 1825), Utagawa Hiroshige II (二代目 歌川広重, Japanese, 1826 – 1869) and Utagawa Yoshitora (歌川 芳虎)
No Me Shibaguchi, circa 1863
Collaborative woodblock on paper
Toyokuni ga signature and Aratame censor seal in plate
Published by Katoya Seibei
From the series The Flowers of Edo: A Collection of Famous Places (Edo no hana meisho-e)
Matsumoto Koshiro V in the role of Nikki Danjo
- tearing, peeling, and possible minor water damage to print and paper at the upper right edge of the image; toning, light discoloration, and accretions to print and paper; minor creases to print and paper towards the upper region of the image; light abrasions, scratches, and peeling to the wood matting of frame, more significantly along the edges.
- measurements of matting; visible image measures 8.75" W x 13.0" H.