Mongaku Shônin, from the series Mirror of Famous People of Our Country (Honchô kômei kagami)

「本朝高名鏡 文覚聖人」

Japanese
Edo period
1830s
Publisher Jôshûya Kinzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hinohara, Utagawa Kunisada (Ôta Mus., 2016), p. 127; Iwakiri et al., Edo no eiyû (2010), #87; Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Ukiyo-e dai musha-e ten/The Samurai World in Ukiyo-e (2003), #I-130

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.822

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga
香蝶楼国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Okamoto Eiji
改印:極
彫工岡本栄次

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik