Shi Jin, the Nine Dragoned (Kyûmonryû Shishin), from the series Mirror of Heroes of the Shuihuzhuan (Suikoden gôketsu kagami)

「水滸傳豪傑鏡 九紋龍支(=史)進」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshiharu (Japanese, 1828–1888), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 25.5 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1364

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichibaisai Yoshiharu ga

一梅斎芳春画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 12
No blockcutter's mark

改印:改、辰十二
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock