[The Syllable Wa:] Tomimori Sukeemon Masakata, 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 富守祐右衛門正固」 わ

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Other artist Utagawa Yoshi-jo (Japanese, 1842–about 1885), Publisher Horikoshi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S90.27

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 25.6 cm (14 3/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1166.48

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on main image); Yoshi-jo (on inset)
一勇斎国芳画、 よし女

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