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The Ghosts of the Taira Attack Yoshitsune in Daimotsu Bay

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MFA impressions: 11.30566a-c, 1992.568a-c

Signed

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

Marks

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu

Credit Line

Bequest of John Newland Barron

Japanese, Edo period, about 1849–52 (Kaei 2–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Kuniyoshi from Miller Coll. (2009), #31; Asahikawa Museum, Utagawa Kuniyoshi ichimon no zenbôten (2000), #1-2-33; Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts (1998), #86; Suzuki 1992, #71; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T242

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; overall: 35.5 x 70.8 cm (14 x 27 7/8 in.), image (a): 35.4 x 23.4 cm (13 15/16 x 9 3/16 in.), image (b): 35.4 x 23.6 cm (13 15/16 x 9 5/16 in.), image (c): 35.5 x 23.6 cm (14 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1992.568a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints