The Buddha Relic, from the series The Life of Prince Shôtoku (Shôtoku Taishi goichidaiki)

「聖徳太子御一代記」 仏舎利

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840 (Tenpô 11)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Jôshûya Jûzô / Jûbei (Kinjûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S14.3

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

49.1257

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 17.3207.12, 49.1257

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent