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The Surrender of Abe no Munetô and His Retainers, from the Former Taiheiki (Zen Taiheiki, Munetô ika kônin ni deru zu)

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Diptych (two sheets of incomplete triptych): 00.1393 (left), 00.1394 (right); title on right sheet MFA impressions: 00.1393-4 (two left sheets), 11.37585a-c (complete triptych)

Signed

Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi ga (on each sheet) 一魁斎芳年画

Marks

Censor's seal: Rat 8 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Katada Hori Chô (on right sheet), Hori Chô (on left sheet)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 8th month

Object Place

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych

Accession Number

00.1393-4

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints