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In the Great Battle betwen the Minamoto and the Taira at Akama Bay in Nagato Province, the Taira Clan Are Utterly Destroyed (Nagato no kuni Akama no ura ni oite Genpei ôgassen Heike ichimon kotogotoku horobiru zu)

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Center sheet of incomplete triptych; title is on left sheet. MFA impressions: 00.1085 (center sheet only, pub. Maru-Tetsu), 00.1096-8 (complete, pub. Maru-Tetsu), 11.41062a-c (complete, pub. Enshûya Matabei; first edition?)

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画

Marks

Censor's seal: Muramatsu

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, about 1845 (Kôka 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T163

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.9 x 26 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.1085

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints