Ox (Ushi): Sakuramaru, from the series Selection for the Twelve Signs (Mitate jûnishi)

「美盾十二支 丑」 さくら丸

Japanese
Edo period
about 1845 (Kôka 2)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Ibaya Senzaburô (Dansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S38.2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

08.543.58

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 08.543.58, 11.36616

Poem by Umeya.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: Mura
No blockcutter's mark

改印:村
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