Having Achieved Their Goal, the Faithful Samurai Withdraw to Sengoku-ji Temple and Assemble There (Gishi honmô o tasshite Sengoku-ji e hikitori katame no zu)

「義士本望を達して仙国寺へ引取固の図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1847–50 (Kôka 4–Kaei 3)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Yorozuya Kichibei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T210

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.9 x 73.4 cm (14 15/16 x 28 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.50-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 47.50 (left), 47.51 (center), 47.52 (right)

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on each sheet)
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Murata
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: kiri (on center and left sheets only)
改印:米良、村田
彫師:なし

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich