Kusunoki Masashige Holds the Castle at Chihaya

楠正成は千早城に楯て籠もる

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Mus., Ukiyo-e sengoku emaki (2011), #132

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

00.1282-4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1282 (right), 00.1283 (center), 00.1284 (left)

MFA impressions: 00.1282-4 (with mark of publisher Izumiya Ichibei), 11.41399a-c (no publisher’s mark)

Signed

Ichimôsai Yoshitora ga (on each sheet)
一猛斎芳虎画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、吉村
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