Gama Sennin, the Toad Spirit, teaching Yoshikado and his sister Takiyasha the Arts of Magic

Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Japanese, 1798 - 1861

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1845

Color woodblock print (Triptych)

Sheet: 14 5/16 × 9 13/16 in. (36.4 × 25 cm)

Overall: 14 5/16 × 29 3/8 in. (36.4 × 74.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

2008.62

Geography

Place Made: Japan, East Asia, Asia

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga Inscribed and signed in various cartouches throughout; 1 stamp repeats on each sheet, another stamp is on 2nd and 3rd sheets

Course History

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2012

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Spring 2013

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2015

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Summer 2015

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Summer 2015

ARTH 62.3, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2019

Exhibition History

Japanese Prints in the Hood Museum of Art: Recent Acquisitions, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire [in conjunction with The Women of Shin Hanga: The Judith and Joseph Barker Collection of Japanese Prints, April 6-July 28, 2013.

Narratives in Japanese Woodblock Prints, Class of 1967 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 27-June 9, 2019.

Provenance

Sebastian Izzard LLC, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2008.

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