The Miraculous Gourd, from the series The Life of Prince Shôtoku (Shôtoku Taishi on-ichidaiki)

「聖徳太子御一代記」 怪しき瓢

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 #S14.1

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.1 x 36.6 cm (9 7/8 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1256

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 17.3207.11, 49.1256

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