Minamoto Yorimitsu (Raikô) and His Retainers Attacking the Earth Spider (Tsuchigumo)

土蜘蛛退治

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Kitao Masayoshi (Kuwagata Keisai) (Japanese, 1764–1824)


Dimensions

Vertical aiban diptych; 31 x 44.5 cm (12 3/16 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.184-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych (two sheets of incomplete triptych): 54.184 (left), 54.185 (right)

Signed

Masayoshi ga (on each sheet)

Provenance

Formerly in Worcester Art Museum Collection

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24