Nichiren in the Snow at Tsukahara on Sado Island (Sashû Tsukahara setchû), from the series Sketches of the Life of the Great Priest (Kôsô goichidai ryakuzu)

「高僧御一代略図 佐洲塚原雪中」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–35 (Tenpô 1–6)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Iseya Rihei (Kinjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Kuniyoshi from Miller Coll. (2009), #87; Shibuya Kuritsu Shôtô Bijutsukan, Ukiyoeshitachi no shinbutsu (1999), #23; Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts (1998), #208; Suzuki et al., Utagawa Kuniyoshi ten (1996), #s 90, 91, 92; Suzuki 1992, #183

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.4 x 37 cm (9 5/8 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8175

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.1946, 21.8174, 21.8175

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi hitsu
一勇斎国芳筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection