Kobayashi Asahina and Strange People from Foreign Lands

小林朝比奈と異国人

Japanese
Edo period
about 1836 (Tenpô 7)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Maruya Seijirô (Marusei, Jukakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Suzuki 1992, #97; Inagaki and Isao, Kuniyoshi no kyôga (1991), #61; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T31

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.8 x 76.7 cm (14 1/2 x 30 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3209.66-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 17.3209.66 (left), 17.3209.67 (center), 17.3209.68 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.39562a-c, 17.3209.66-8

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (right sheet), Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga (center and left sheets)
一勇斎国芳画 朝櫻楼国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection