Smoky (Kemuttai)/ Red Frogs from Tanba Province (Tanba aka kairu), from the series Auspicious Desires on Land and Sea (Sankai medetai zue)

「山海愛度図会 けむつたい 丹波赤かゐる 六十七」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Other artist Utagawa Yoshitori-jo (Japanese, 1839–about 1870), Publisher Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Tsuge Shôjirô (Hori Shôji) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Iwakiri 2011, #227; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #3017; the series: Robinson, Kuniyoshi (1961), list #117

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 25 cm (14 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1247

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 67 in the series.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (main design); Otori ga (inset)
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 12
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Shôji
Artist's seal: kiri
改印:衣笠、村田、子十二
彫師:彫庄治

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent