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Parody of the Story of Yoritomo Releasing Cranes at Yuigahama

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Triptych: 21.7538 (right), 21.7539 (center), 21.7540 (left) MFA impressions: 11.18023 (left sheet only), 11.18024VR (11.18024, 11.18025, 11.18027; complete triptych), 11.18026 (right sheet only), 21.7538-40 (complete triptych)

Signed

Kiyomitsu ga (on each sheet) 清満画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 62); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1815 (Bunka 12)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), pl. 80; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #1632 (L only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38 x 76.9 cm (14 15/16 x 30 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7538-40

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints