Myôchin, Motofuji, and Shinbei, from the series A Comic Version of The Eight Dog Heroes (Dôke Hakkenden)

とうけ八犬伝 「めうちん」、「元ふじ」、「新兵ヱ」

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), intercalary 8th month
Artist Ichieisai Yoshitsuya (Japanese, 1822–1866)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba Museum, Hakkenden no sekai (2008), #214; Hattori, "Ukiyo-e no Hakkenden," in Ukiyo-e Art 152 (2006), fig. 13

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban, lower half of vertical ôban sheet; 17.8 × 24.4 cm (7 × 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.26

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signature, publisher’s mark (unidentified), and censor’s seal are all on the missing upper half of the sheet.

Signed

(Ichieisai Yoshitsuya ga, on the upper half of the sheet)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich