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Lord Yoritomo Celebrates the Departure of the Forces Allied with the Genji under the Two Great Generals Kama no Kanja Noriyori and Minamoto Kurô Yoshitsune as They Set Out to Subdue the Heike (Udaishô Yoritomo kô Heike tsuitô to shite Kama no Kanja Noriyo

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Triptych: 17.3209.42 (left), 17.3209.43 (center), 17.3209.44 (right)

Signed

Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga (on right and center sheets), Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on left sheet) 朝櫻楼国芳画 一勇斎国芳画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1837–38 (Tenpô 8–9)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

www2u.biglobe.ne.jp/~ya-ma-da/tomomitu/heiketuitou-01.htm; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T45

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.7 x 76 cm (14 7/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3209.42-4

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints