Mongols (Môkojin), from the series People of Foreign Lands (Gaikoku jinbutsu tsukushi)

「外国人物尽 蒙古人(もうこじん)」

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 × 25.1 cm (14 9/16 × 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.387

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Despite the title, the figures appear to be a Westerner and Chinese.

Signed

Yoshitora ga
芳虎画

Markings

Censor's seal: Chicken 1 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:酉正改
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Treat Paine, Jr.