Parody of the Story of Yoritomo Releasing Cranes at Yuigahama

見立頼朝放鶴

Japanese
Edo period
about 1815 (Bunka 12)
Artist Torii Kiyomitsu II (Kiyomine) (Japanese, 1787–1868), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), pl. 80; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #1632 (L only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38 x 76.9 cm (14 15/16 x 30 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7538-40

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7538 (right), 21.7539 (center), 21.7540 (left)

MFA impressions: 11.18023 (left sheet only), 11.18024VR (11.18024, 11.18025, 11.18027; complete triptych), 11.18026 (right sheet only), 21.7538-40 (complete triptych)

Signed

Kiyomitsu ga (on each sheet)
清満画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 62); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection