Compliments of Formosa Oolong Tea: Horibe Yasubei, from the series Forty-seven Ronin; based on No. 34, Oribe Yasubei Taketsune, from the series Stories of the True Loyalty of the Faithful Samurai (Seichû gishi den)

堀部安兵衛 絵葉書 (誠忠義士傳 織部易兵衛武庸 三十四)

Japanese
Late Meiji–Taishô era
After Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Ôno Banzaikan (Japanese)


Place of Creation: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.12794

Medium or Technique

Color relief print (wood engraving?); ink on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Provenance

Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards