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Gathering of the Faithful Samurai (Seichû gishi seizoroi no zu)

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Diptych (two sheets of incomplete triptych): 00.1436 (right), 00.1437 (left) The two diptychs in the MFA collection, 00.1434-5 and 00.1436-7, appear to have been part of a set of two triptychs, with about eight figures on each of six sheets.

Signed

Gyokuransai Sadahide ga (on right sheet), Gyokuran Sadahide ga (on left sheet) 玉蘭斎貞秀画 玉蘭貞秀画

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych

Accession Number

00.1436-7

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints