Katagiri Sukesaku and Yashuhiko Goemon, from the series Newly Selected Records of the Taikô Hideyoshi (Shinsen Taikôki)

「新撰太閤記 立身須作真男子 臨事無為浅丈夫」

Japanese
Meiji era
1883 (Meiji 16)
Artist Utagawa Toyonobu (Japanese, died in 1886), Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 36 x 48.6 cm (14 3/16 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2927a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Two lines from a poem, Heru yin, by Song-dynasty philosopher Shao Yong (1011-1077).

立身須作真男子 臨事無為浅丈夫
立身须作真男子,临事无为浅丈夫
 何如吟 邵雍

Signed

Toyonobu ga (on right sheet only)
豊信画

Provenance

1950, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 14, 1950)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich