Requires Photography

Kashiwade no Hanoshi, from the series Eight Hundred Heroes of the Japanese Shuihuzhuan (Honchô Suikoden gôyû happyakunin no hitori)

「本朝水滸伝剛勇八百人一個 膳臣巳提使」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830 (Bunsei 13/Tenpô 1)
Publisher Kagaya Kichiemon (Kichibei) (Japanese), Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Kuniyoshi & Kunisada (2016), #4; Clark, Kuniyoshi from Miller Coll. (2009), #12; Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Ukiyo-e dai musha-e ten/The Samurai World in Ukiyo-e (2003), #II-72; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S4a.8

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.813

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

On display at Kobe City Museum, Japan, June 18, 2016 – August 28, 2016

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印:極

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik