Lifesized Dolls (Iki ningyô) in the 11th Act of Chûshingura

忠臣蔵十一段目の生人形

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.6 x 25.7 cm (14 13/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1081

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One sheet of incomplete diptych or triptych.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 3
No blockcutter's mark

改印:改、辰三
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock