Finale: The Withdrawal after the Night Attack (Youchi hikitori daibi), from the series Matched Pictures for The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura ekyôdai)

「忠臣蔵絵兄弟 夜討引取 大尾」

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Graybill et al, The Artist's Touch, the Craftsman's Hand (Portland Art Museum cat., 2011), pp. 218-9, #100j

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.1 x 25.3 cm (14 5/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.906

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 1 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:未正改
彫師:彫兼

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