Tamayori-hime [=Tamaori-hime], from the series Stories of Wise Women and Faithful Wives (Kenjo reppu den)

「賢女烈婦伝 玉依姫」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1842–43 (Tenpô 13–14)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Ibaya Senzaburô (Dansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S20.21

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 25.2 cm (14 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.15960

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.15952, 11.15960

Signed

Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga
朝櫻楼国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: Muramatsu
No blockcutter's mark
改印:村松
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection