Ôboshi Seizaemon Nobukiyo, from the series Mirror of the True Loyalty of the Faithful Retainers (Seichû gishin kagami)

「誠忠義臣鏡 大星勢左エ門信清」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1851 (Kaei 4)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Kagiya Hanjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S71.6

Dimensions

Vertical chûban

Accession Number

08.543.43

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: (Hama, Magome), reverse aratame
No blockcutter's mark

改印:(浜、馬込)
彫師:なし

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 13, 2009)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection