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In the Kiso Mountains, Higuchi Kanemitsu Defeats a Giant Ape (Kiso sanchû Higuchi Kanemitsu ôzaru taiji)

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Triptych: 00.1378 (center), 00.1379 (left), 00.1380 (right) MFA impressions: 00.1378-80, 11.22911-3 The name of the monster given in the title box on the right sheet is glossed "ôzaru" but written with characters that would normally be read "ôhihi;" a variant of this pronunciation is given...

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Signed

Ichieisai Yoshitsuya ga (on each sheet) 一英斎芳艶画

Marks

Censor's seal: Horse 8 Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Kane

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1858 (Ansei 5), 8th month

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e daijiten (2008), p. 542

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

00.1378-80

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints