Guan Yu Goes to the Meeting in Wu with a Single Sword (Kan'u tantô ni shite Go no kai ni omomuku), from the series Parodies of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms in Genre Scenes (Mitate fûzoku Sangokushi)

「見立風俗三国志 関羽 単刀赴呉会(かんうたんとうにしてこのくわいにおもむく)」

Japanese
Edo period
1820s
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 26.2 cm (14 7/16 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.447

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga
香蝶楼国貞画

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