Kong Liang, the Solitary Fire Star (Dokkasei Kôryô) and Song Wan, the Guardian God in the Clouds (Unrikongô Sôman), from the series One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Shuihuzhuan (Tsûzoku Suikoden gôketsu hyakuhachinin no hitori)

「通俗水滸伝豪傑百八人之一個 獨火星孔亮 雲裡金剛宗萬」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1827–30 (Bunsei 10–Tenpô 1)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Kagaya Kichiemon (Kichibei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Klompmakers, Of Brigands and Bravery (1998), #43b; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S2.73

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 24.3 cm (14 3/4 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2244

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2244, 64.835

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection