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The Defeat of Evil Foxes in Stories Old and New (Kokin dan akuko taiji)

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Mounted in an album of 55 prints with the hand-written title "The Road to the Capital, Spring 1863" (Bunkyû san haru no miyako michi).

Signed

Yoshitora ga (on each sheet) 芳虎画

Marks

Censor's seal: Boar 7 aratame Blockcutter's marks: Hori Chô (on right sheet), Katada Hori Chô (on center and left sheets)

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 7th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 012-0429 (R), 012-0430 (C), 012-0431 (L)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; H. 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5011.54a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints