Wrapper for Board Game of a Hero's Warrior Training (Musha shugyô eiyû sugoroku)

「武者修行英雄双六(むしゃしゅぎょうえいゆうすごろく)」 (袋)

Japanese
Edo period
1867 (Keiô 3), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Koizumi Kanegorô (Hori Kane) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The game board: Tokyo Metropolitan LIbrary 212-S8

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban, folded

Accession Number

2009.5008.20

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The MFA has only the wrapper; for the game boatrd itself (with the date), see the Tokyo Metropolitan LIbrary collection. The game is based on the story of Miyamoto Musashi.

Signed

Yoshitora ga

芳虎画

Markings

No censor's seal
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Kane

改印:なし
彫師:彫兼

Credit Line

Source unidentified