Ladies Practicing Martial Arts (Opening Scene of the Play Mirror Mountain)

見立鏡山

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.1 x 74.1 cm (14 3/16 x 29 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7792-4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7792 (left), 21.7793 (center), 21.7794 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.13608VR (11.13608, 11.13756, 11.13757), 21.7792-4

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 68); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection