The Type That Wants to Play (Asobita-sô), from the series Thirty-two Physiognomic Types in the Modern World (Tôsei sanjûni sô)

「当世三十弐相 あそびた相」

Japanese
Edo period
1820s
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Nishinomiya Shinroku (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Kuniyoshi & Kunisada (2016), #101; Hinohara, Utagawa Kunisada (Ôta Mus., 2016), p. 31

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 26 cm (14 9/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.491

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter