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Nichiren in the Snow at Tsukahara on Sado Island (Sashû Tsukahara setchû), from the series Sketches of the Life of the Great Priest (Kôsô goichidai ryakuzu)

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MFA impressions: 11.1946, 21.8174, 21.8175

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi hitsu 一勇斎国芳筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

July 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1830–35 (Tenpô 1–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Kuniyoshi from Miller Coll. (2009), #87; Shibuya Kuritsu Shôtô Bijutsukan, Ukiyoeshitachi no shinbutsu (1999), #23; Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts (1998), #208; Suzuki 1992, #183

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 38.3 cm (9 5/8 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8174

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints