Jô Shirô Nagamochi of Echigo Privince, About to Go to War for the Taira, Sees an Apparition in the Sky (Echigo no kuni no jûnin Jô Shirô Nagamochi Heike no saisoku ni shitagai shutsujin nasu ori kara kûchû ni kaii o miru zu)

「越後国の住人城四郎長茂平家のさいそくにしたかい出陣なす折から空中に怪異を見る図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1849–52 (Kaei 2–5)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T240

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.7 x 77.2 cm (14 13/16 x 30 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1120-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1120 (center), 00.1121 (right), 00.1122 (left)

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu
No blockcutter's mark
改印:福、村松
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