Battle Scene from The Tale of the Eight Dogs (Hakkenden)

八犬伝の合戦図

Japanese
Edo period
about 1836–37 (Tenpô 7–8)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba Museum, Hakkenden no sekai (2008), #126; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T42; Zusetsu Nihon no koten 19, Takizawa Bakin (1980), pl. 21

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.8 x 76 cm (14 1/2 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3209.60-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 17.3209.60 (left), 17.3209.61 (center), 17.3209.62 (right)

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection