Ôanamuchi no mikoto, from the series Eight Hundred Heroes of the Japanese Shuihuzhuan (Honchô Suikoden gôyû happyakunin no hitori)

「本朝水滸伝剛勇八百人一個 大巳貴命」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830 (Bunsei 13/Tenpô 1)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Kagaya Kichiemon (Kichibei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Kuniyoshi & Kunisada (2016), #5; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S4a.10; Robinson, Kuniyoshi (1961), pl. 12

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 25.3 cm (14 5/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.814

Medium or Technique

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

On View

Lois B. and Michael K. Torf Gallery (Gallery 184)

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1964, bequest of Maxim Karolik (1893-1963) to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1964)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik