A Great Battle from the Taiheiki (Taiheiki ôgassen no zu)

「太平記大合戦之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 10th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshikazu (Japanese, active 1848–1870), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 × 75.2 cm (14 5/8 × 29 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1419-21

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1419 (left), 00.1420 (right), 00.1421 (center)

Signed

Ichijusai Yoshikazu ga (on each sheet)
一寿斎芳員画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 10
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰十
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock