Requires Photography

Sun Erniang, the Demon Mother (Boyasha Sonnijô), from the series One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Shuihuzhuan (Tsûzoku Suikoden gôketsu hyakuhachinin no hitori)

「通俗水滸伝豪傑百八人一個 母夜叉孫二娘」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1827–30 (Bunsei 10–Tenpô 1)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Kagaya Kichiemon (Kichibei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Klompmakers, Of Brigands and Bravery (1998), #45; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S2.5

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2016.1347

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 64.810, 2016.1347

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Gift of the Anne Gordon Keidel Trust of June 2016