How to Hold Fish with Chopsticks (Sakana hasamu tei), from the series Instructions in Manners for Modern Women (Tôryû onna shorei shitsukekata)

「当流女諸礼躾方(しょれいしつけかた) 肴(さかな)はさむてい」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830 (Bunsei 13/Tenpô 1)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Kawaguchiya Uhei (Fukusendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Robinson, Kuniyoshi (1961), list #2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25.7 cm (14 3/8 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.409

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.15950, 34.409

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter