Robinson suggests a date of ca. 1840 for the series; but Levine and Harkins state that the design is one of an album of eight landscapes, published by Wakita in Osaka around the turn of the twentieth century, after original designes by Kuniyoshi.
Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画
Artist's seal: toshidama
1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.
Gift of Porter Sargent
Japanese, Meiji-era, early 20th century
- Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Japanese, 1797–1861
Levine and Harkins, "A Posthumously Published Print Album by Kuniyoshi," Impressions 11 (summer 1985); another print in the series: Robinson, Kuniyoshi (1961), pl. 46
Horizontal ôban; 26.5 x 37.5 cm (10 7/16 x 14 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper