Mito no Kotarô Tamehisa (R) and Kazama Hachirô Masakuni (L), from the series Ten Brave Retainers of Oguri (Oguri jû yûshi no hitori)

「小栗十勇士の一人 水登小太郎為久」 「小栗十勇士の一人 風間八郎正国」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1843 (Tenpô 14)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Yawataya Sakujirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S26.7/8

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych

Accession Number

08.543.44a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 08.543.44a-b, 2009.4991.93a-b

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on each sheet)

一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: Fu
No blockcutter's mark

改印:普
彫師:なし

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 13, 2009)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection