[The Syllable Shi:] Tokuda Tadaemon Yukitaka, from the series Mirror of the True Loyalty of Each of the Faithful Retainers (Seichû gishin meimei kagami)

「誠忠義臣名々鏡 徳田口八方衛門行高」 し

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Other artist Utagawa Yoshitori-jo (Japanese, 1839–about 1870), Publisher Horikoshi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S90.20

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.1 x 25.5 cm (14 3/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1166.51

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 33.1166.37, 33.1166.51

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on main image); Yoshitori (on inset)
一勇斎国芳画、 芳鳥

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 3
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳三
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 1933 Gift of Mrs. William Wheeler

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Wheeler