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The Syllable Hi: Yazama Jûtarô Mitsuoki, from the series Mirror of the True Loyalty of Each of the Faithful Retainers (Seichû gishin meimei kagami)

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MFA impressions: 33.1166.39, 33.1166.52

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on main image); Yoshitori-jo ga (on inset) 一勇斎国芳画、 芳鳥女画

Provenance

February 1933 Gift of Mrs. William Wheeler

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Wheeler

Japanese, Edo period, 1857 (Ansei 4), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S90.13, as "Yazama Jûjirô Moto-oki (not seen)"

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25.1 cm (14 9/16 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.1166.39

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints