The Mansion of Watanabe (Watanabe yakata no zu), possibly from the series Ancient and Modern Heroes (Kokon yûshi-zoroe)

古今勇士揃 「ハタナベヤカタノヅ」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Toyoharu (Japanese, 1735–1814), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 12.2 x 16.8 cm (4 13/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.83

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

RES.54.82 and RES.54.83 may be from the same series, showing different scenes in the same story. The beginning of the story is shown in RES.54.81, which has the series title Ancient and Modern Heroes (Kokon yûshi-zoroe).

Signed

Utagawa Toyoharu ga
歌川豊春画

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24