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Cao Zheng, the Sword-wielding Devil (Sôtôki Sôsei), from the series One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Shuihuzhuan (Tsûzoku Suikoden gôketsu hyakuhachinin no hitori)

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MFA impressions: 11.2055, 64.838

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

Japanese, Edo period, about 1827–30 (Bunsei 10–Tenpô 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Iwakiri et al., Edo no eiyû (2010), #113; Machida City Mus., Ukiyo-e dai musha-e ten (2003), #I-157; Klompmakers, Of Brigands and Bravery (1998), #11; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S2.68

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.838

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints