From the Eight Sheets of the 72 Earthly Stars (Chisatsusei shichijûniin, hachimai no uchi), Sheet 11 of 12 (Jûnimai no uchi jûichi), from the series One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Shuihuzhuan (Suikoden gôketsu hyakuhachinin)

「水滸伝豪傑百八人 地煞星七十二員八枚之内 十二枚之内十一」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1845 (Kôka 2); first edition about 1830–31 (Tenpô 1–2)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Daikokuya Heikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S3.11

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

08.543.12

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

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

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