Minamoto Yoritomo Freeing Cranes at Yuigahama

頼朝放鶴

Japanese
Edo period
1790s
Artist Unknown, Japanese, Attributed to Kitao Masayoshi (Kuwagata Keisai) (Japanese, 1764–1824), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1988), pl. 122

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.8 x 74.6 cm (14 1/2 x 29 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.196-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 54.196 (left), 54.197 (center), 54.198 (right)

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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