Fighting over a Letter, from the series Modern Eastern Brocade Prints (Tôsei Azuma nishiki-e)

「当世東にしき絵」 文

Japanese
Edo period
about 1819–20 (Bunsei 2–3)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Azumaya Daisuke (Kinshûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Schaap, Kunisada (exh. cat., 2016), checklist 1-17

Dimensions

Vartical ôban; 37 x 26.6 cm (14 9/16 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

34.517

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.42339, 34.517

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter