Yan Qing, the Graceful (Rôshi Ensei), 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 浪子燕青」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4); first edition about 1827–30 (Bunsei 10–Tenpô 1)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Ibaya Senzaburô (Dansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Klompmakers, Of Brigands and Bravery (1998), #51; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S2.50

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.801

Medium or Technique

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

On View

Lois B. and Michael K. Torf Gallery (Gallery 184)

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: Watari
No blockcutter's mark
改印:渡
彫師:なし

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik