Min Ziqian (Bin Shiken), from the series The Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety in China (Morokoshi nijûshi kô)

「唐土二十四孝 閔子騫」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861)


Catalogue Raisonné

Iwakiri 2011, #119; Clark, Kuniyoshi from Miller Coll. (2009), #103.4; Suzuki et al., Utagawa Kuniyoshi ten (1996), #112; Suzuki 1992, #200; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S60.5; Robinson, Kuniyoshi (1961), pl. 39

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.3 x 14.6 cm (9 3/16 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.1144

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 2 in the series.

MFA impressions: 06.1144, 11.30097

Signed

(Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga; in right margin, cut off of this impression)
(一勇斎国芳画)

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection