Kintarô Making Four Demons Draw Lots

鬼に宝引きさせる金太郎

Japanese
Edo period
about 1784 (Tenmei 4)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0979; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #124; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), pl. 82; Winziger, "A Kintaro Composition by Torii Kiyonaga," in The Fascinating World of the Japanese Artist (1971), pp. 83-6

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 25.6 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5492

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.13866, 21.5491 (key block), 21.5492

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Markings

Collector's seals: Hayashi, Wakai oyaji

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection