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From the Eight Sheets of the 72 Earthly Stars (Chisatsusei shichijûniin, hachimai no uchi), Sheet 8 of 12 (Jûnimai no uchi hachi), from the series One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Shuihuzhuan (Suikoden gôketsu hyakuhachinin)

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Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画

Marks

Censor's seal: Wata(nabe) No publisher's mark

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 13, 2009)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1845 (Kôka 2); first edition about 1830–31 (Tenpô 1–2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S3.8

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

08.543.9

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints