Saitô Oniwakamaru

「西塔鬼若丸」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Yamashiroya Heisuke (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba City Mus., Ukiyo-e ni egakareta kodomotachi (2014), #269; Suzuki et al., Utagawa Kuniyoshi ten (1996), #s 64, 65

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.830

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Probably from the same untitled series as 64.831. Apparently not listed in Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982); it may have been confused with another design listed as #S1f.10 and illustrated in pl. 24.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: Mura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:村
彫師:なし

Provenance

1964, bequest of Maxim Karolik (1893-1963) to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1964)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik