Kaidômaru, from the series Mirror of Warriors of Our Country (Honchô musha kagami)

「本朝武者鏡 怪童丸」

Japanese
Edo period
1855 (Ansei 2), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Tsujiokaya Bunsuke (Kinshôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Suzuki 1992, #222; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S87.6

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 25.3 cm (14 5/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.2389

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.38114, 64.2389

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 4
No blockcutter's mark

改印:改、卯四
彫師:なし

Provenance

1964, bequest of Maxim Karolik (1893-1963) to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1964)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik