The Adulthood Ceremony of Kaidômaru (Kaidômaru genpuku no zu)

「怪童丸元服之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 9th month
Artist Ichieisai Yoshitsuya (Japanese, 1822–1866), Publisher Tsujiokaya Bunsuke (Kinshôdô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Uemura Yasugorô (Hori Yasu) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych, creped; 22.2 x 48 cm (8 3/4 x 18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1825-7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1825 (right), 00.1826 (left), 00.1827 (center)

Signed

Ichieisai Yoshitsuya ga (on each sheet)
一英斎芳艶画

Markings

Censor's seal: Chicken 9 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Yasu kokutô
改印:酉九改
彫師:彫安刻刀

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