In the Ryakuô Era (1338–42), the Forty-seven Retainers of En'ya Hangan Make a Night Attack on Their Sworn Enemy Kôno Moronao (Ryakuô nenchû En'ya Hangan keshi yonjûshichi-ki onteki Kôno Moronao youchi no zu)

「暦応年中塩治(=谷)判官家士四十七騎怨敵高野師直夜討之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–41 (Tenpô 10–12)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T80

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.7 x 76 cm (14 7/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3209.72-4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 17.3209.72 (left), 17.3209.73 (center), 17.3209.74 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.28715-6 (two left sheets only), 17.3209.72-4 (complete triptych)

Signed

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

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection