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In the Conquest of Ôshû Province, Lord Minamoto Yoritomo Captures the Fortress of Takadachi (Minamoto Yoritomo kô Ôshû seibatsu Takadachi no shojô o kôraku su)

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MFA impressions: 11.36870a-c, RES.91.395a-c


Ôkô Kuniteru hitsu (on right and left sheets); Yôsai Kuniteru ga (on center sheet) 應好国輝画 曜斎国輝画


Blockcutter's mark: Hori Chô


By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005) NOTES: [1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1868 (Keiô 4/Meiji 1), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Konishi, Nishiki-e bakumatsu Meiji no rekishi 4 (1977), pp. 80-1; Asai, Kinsei nishiki-e sesôshi 2 (1935), color insert between pp. 76-7


Vertical ôban triptych

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Medium or Technique

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