Lord Minamoto Yoritomo's Hunt at the Foot of Mount Fuji, a Triptych (Minamoto Yoritomo kô Fuji no susono makigari no zu, sanmai tsuzuki)

「源頼朝公富士之裾野牧狩之図 三枚続」

Edo period
about 1804–18 (Bunka era)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Yamamotoya Heikichi (Eikyûdô) (Japanese)

Catalogue Raisonné

Nat. Mus. of J. Hist., Nishiki-e wa ika ni tsukurareta ka (2009), #61


Vertical ôban triptych; 37.9 x 77.1 cm (14 15/16 x 30 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings



MFA impressions: 11.29296-8, 11.40075a-c, 17.3209.15-7


Gototei Kunisada ga (on each sheet) 五渡亭国貞画


Censor's seal: kiwame 改印:極


By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005) NOTES: [1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection