At the Ataka Barrier in Kaga Province, Musashibô Benkei Reads from the Subscription List, Deceives Togashi, and Crosses into Michinoku (Kaga no kuni Ataka shin seki Musashibô Benkei kanjinchô o dokugin shite Togashi o azamuki Michinoku ni omomuku no zu)

「加賀国安宅新関武蔵坊弁慶勧進帳読吟欺冨樫趣陸奥之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 5th month
Publisher Ebisuya Shôshichi (Kinshôdô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych

Accession Number

00.1276, 00.1885

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 00.1276 (right), 00.1885 (left)

Signed

Kinchôrô Yoshitora ga (on each sheet)
錦朝楼芳虎画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Ox 5
(Note: Other prints from this month have the censors' seals "Hama, Magome, Ox 5.")
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良、渡辺、丑五
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