Keyamura Rokusuke, from the series Twenty-four Japanese Paragons of Filial Piety (Honchô nijûshi kô)

「本朝廿四孝 毛谷村六助」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1842–43 (Tenpô 13–14)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Muratetsu (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Ukiyo-e dai musha-e ten/The Samurai World in Ukiyo-e (2003), #I-177; Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts (1998), #35; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S23.11

Dimensions

Vertical chûban

Accession Number

2009.4991.148

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.16596, 2009.4991.148

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: Muramatsu
No blockcutter's mark

改印:村松
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified