Night Attack on the Taiken Gate (Taikenmon youchi kassen zu)
Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 11.7 x 17 cm (4 5/8 x 6 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
The Taiken Gate was the eastern gate of the imperial palace in Kyoto and was the site of a battle in the 12th month of 1159, during the Heiji Rebellion.
Utagawa Toyoharu ga
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