Zhu Tong, the Lord of the Beautiful Beard (Bizenkô Shudô), 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 美髯公朱仝」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Klompmakers, Of Brigands and Bravery (1998), #15; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S2.1

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.802

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 64.802, 2016.1345

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