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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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Triptych: 00.1096 (left), 00.1097 (center), 00.1098 (right) MFA impressions: 00.1085 (center sheet only, pub. Maru-Tetsu), 00.1096-8 (pub. Maru-Tetsu), 11.41062a-c (pub. Enshûya Matabei; first edition?)

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on each sheet) 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)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38 x 78 cm (14 15/16 x 30 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1096-8

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints