Minamoto Ushiwakamaru and Musashibô Benkei, from the series Mirror of Military Excellence and Fierce Courage (Buei môyû kagami)

「武英猛勇鏡 源牛若丸 武蔵坊弁慶」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1836 (Tenpô 6)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Iseya Sanjirô (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Shibuya Kuritsu Shôtô Bijutsukan, Musha-e (2003), #59; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S7.5

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.2390

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.16466, 64.2390

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