Kagekiyo Breaks Out of Prison, with Kannon Watching

牢破りの景清

Japanese
Edo period
about 1700s–1710s
Artist Unknown, Japanese


Dimensions

50.4 x 33.4 cm (19 13/16 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5428

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (tan-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

It is not clear whether this scene is a “historical” warrior print, or a scene from the play Shusse Kagekiyo, which debuted in 1685.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Markings

No publisher's mark

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection