Wu Yong, the Clever Star (Chitasei Goyô), from the series One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Shuihuzhuan (Tsûzoku Suikoden gôketsu hyakuhachinin no hitori)

「通俗水滸伝豪傑百八人之一個 智多星呉用」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1827–30 (Bunsei 10–Tenpô 1)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Kagaya Kichiemon (Kichibei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Kuniyoshi from Miller Coll. (2009), #3; Machida City Mus., Ukiyo-e dai musha-e ten (2003), #I-154; Klompmakers, Of Brigands and Bravery (1998), #9; Suzuki 1992, #81; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S2.11

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.844

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2243, 64.844

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画

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