Watanabe no Tsuna Meets the Ibaraki Demon at Modoribashi Bridge (Ibaraki no oni; Modoribashi Tsuna henge ni au)

「茨鬼」 「戻橋綱逢変化」

Japanese
Edo period
1810s
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Ezakiya Kichibei (Tenjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

King and Iwakiri, Japanese Warrior Prints (2007), p. 187, fig. a

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 36.4 x 50 cm (14 5/16 x 19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.824-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 64.824 (left), 64.825 (right)

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga (on each sheet)
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
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