Ma Chao (Bachô), from the series Heroes of the Popular Romance of the Three Kingdoms (Tsûzoku Sangokushi eiyû no ichinin)

「通俗三国志英雄之壹人」 馬超

Japanese
Edo period
about 1836 (Tenpô 6)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Jôshûya Kinzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S10.3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 25.3 cm (14 5/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.819

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga

朝櫻楼国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Okamoto Eijirô

改印:極

Provenance

1964, bequest of Maxim Karolik (1893-1963) to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1964)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik