Usui Matagorô Kills a Giant Ape in the Mountains of Hida (Usui Matagorô hida sanchû ni ôzaru o utsu)

「碓井又五郎飛弾山中ニ打大猿ヲ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1834–35 (Tenpô 5–6)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S1c.3

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.853

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.16476, 11.22195, 64.853

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

一勇斎国芳画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik