Numbers for the long months are on the hero's costume.
Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 1765 (Meiwa 2)
Waterhouse cat. #708; Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Ukiyo-e dai musha-e ten/The Samurai World in Ukiyo-e (2003), p. 123, fig. 19; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 670; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 176, #7
Horizontal chûban; 8 3/4 x 11 11/16 in. (22.3 x 29.7 cm)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper