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Tanabe Heirokurô Nagahide (R) and Tanabe Heihachirô Nagatame (L), from the series Ten Brave Retainers of Oguri (Oguri jû yûshi no hitori)

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MFA impressions: 08.543.45a-b, 11.22147-8, 2009.4991.91a-b

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on each sheet) 一勇斎国芳画

Marks

Censor's seal: Fukatsu

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 1843 (Tenpô 14)

Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S26.5/6, photo p. 118

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych

Accession Number

08.543.45a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints