Famous Warriors at the Great Battle between the Minamoto and the Taira at Ichinotani (Genpei Ichinotani daisen kômei no zu)

「源平一之谷大戦高名之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), intercalary 5th month
Artist Utagawa Sadahide (Japanese, 1807–1873), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.4 × 75.9 cm (14 3/4 × 29 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1442-4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1442 (left), 00.1443 (right), 00.1444 (center)

Signed

Gountei Sadahide ga (on each sheet)
五雲亭貞秀画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake intercalary 5
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳壬五
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