Kusunoki Masashige Builds His Castle at Chihayakutsu on Mount Kongô (Kusunoki Masashige Kongôzan Chihayakutsu no shiro o kizuku zu)

「楠正成金剛山千破窟の城を築く図」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Yoshifuji (Japanese, 1828–1889), Publisher Izutsuya Shôkichi, Japanese


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Mus., Ukiyo-e sengoku emaki (2011), #120

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.7 × 75.2 cm (14 7/16 × 29 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1353-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1353 (center), 00.1354 (left), 00.1355 (right)

Signed

Ippôsai Yoshifuji ga (on each sheet)
一鵬斎芳藤画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugusa, Murata
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、村田
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