Yamamoto Kansuke Nyûdô Dôkisai, from the series Selected Heroes of Six Houses (Eiyû rokkasen)

「英雄六家選 山本勘介入道道鬼斎」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 10th month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Hayashiya Shôgorô (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #81.6

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.854

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.38057 (Izumiya Ichibei edition), 64.854 (Hayashiya Shôgorô edition)

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu, Ox 10
Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take

改印:福、村松、丑十
彫師:横川彫竹

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik