Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川国芳)

Print: From the series (Buyû mitate jûnishi) 「武勇見立十二支」Bravery Matched with the Twelve (Zodiac) Signs: Boar and Emperor Yu. 「雄略天皇 亥」

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Dates: 1840,created
Dimensions: 4.0 in,11.4 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print

Related links: MFA Boston; Honolulu Museum; Set of 12 at MFA;

Physical description: This example was carved and printed ca 2017 by master carver, Kitamura Shoichi. The fine printing combines graded color in a dynamic, swirling composition of exceptional artistry.