User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Xie Zhen, the Two-headed Snake (Ryôtôda Kaichin), from the series One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Shuihuzhuan (Tsûzoku Suikoden gôketsu hyakuhachinin no hitori)

Start collecting

MFA impressions: 11.2253, 11.16452

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Klompmakers, Of Brigands and Bravery (1998), #57; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S2.52

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.1 x 25.7 cm (15 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2253

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints