Soldier in a Parody of Benkei from the series Up-to-date Otsu-e

Gi Benkei (kohei)
「擬弁慶(工兵)」 今様大津絵より

Japanese
Late Meiji era
1905
Asai Chû (Japanese, 1856–1907), Publisher Japanese Postcard Association (Nihon hagaki kai), Distributed by Hakubunkan, Printer Mitsuma Lithograph Printing (Mitsuma sekiin)


Place of Creation: Japan

Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #109

Dimensions

Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.909

Medium or Technique

Color lithograph; ink on card stock

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Provenance

Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards