Lu Zhishen, the Tattooed Priest (Kaoshô Rochishin), from the series Mirror of Heroes of the Shuihuzhuan (Suikoden gôketsu kagami)

「水滸傳豪傑鏡 花和尚魯智深」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshiharu (Japanese, 1828–1888), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.4 x 25.8 cm (14 3/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1342

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichibaisai Yoshiharu ga

一梅斎芳春画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 12
No blockcutter's mark

改印:改、辰十二
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