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The Fight on the Roof of the Hôryûkaku, from The Tale of Eight Dogs (Hakkenden no uchi Hôryûkaku)

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Triptych: 17.3209.63 (right), 17.3209.64 (center), 17.3209.65 (left) MFA impressions: 11.39555a-c, 17.3209.63-5

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on center and left sheets only) 一勇斎国芳画

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1836–37 (Tenpô 7–8)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Iwakiri 2011, #50; Clark, Kuniyoshi from Miller Coll. (2009), #20; Chiba Museum, Hakkenden no sekai (2008), #94-95; Shibuya Kuritsu Shôtô Bijutsukan, Musha-e (2003), #128; Suzuki 1992, #99; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T41, pl. 43

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.8 x 76.3 cm (14 1/2 x 30 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3209.63-5

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints