Ushiwakamaru, from the series Mirror of Great Names of Our Country (Honchô kômei kagami)

「本朝高名鏡 牛若丸」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Jôshûya Kinzô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 25.3 cm (14 5/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.820

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kôchô Kunisada ga

香蝶国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Suzuki Ei

改印:極

Provenance

1964, bequest of Maxim Karolik (1893-1963) to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1964)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik