Minamoto Yoritomo's Dedication Ceremony for the Great Buddha (Minamoto Yoritomo Daibutsu kuyô no zu)

「源頼朝大仏供養之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yoshimiya Sonokichi (Japanese), Blockcutter Sugawa Renkichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, "... Hiroshige and Kunisada," Andon 84 (2008), p. 41, fig. 12 (this impression); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 248, ôban triptych #102; Genshoku Ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 4 (1981), #75

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 73.1 cm (14 9/16 x 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1970.581a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga (on right and left sheets), Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on center sheet); Tôdai-ji keidai no zu Hiroshige ga (Picture of the precincts of Tôdai-ji by Hiroshige, on each sheet)
朝櫻楼国芳画 一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: Mura
Blockcutter's mark: Renkichi Horikô
改印:村
彫師:廉吉彫工

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jerome Downes