Satô Tadanobu Killing Yokawa Kakuhan (Calendar for 1765)

佐藤忠信が横川覚範を討つ図

Japanese
Edo period
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Unknown, Japanese, Formerly attributed to Tachibana Minkô (Japanese, active about 1764–1772)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #702; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 665

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 20.4 x 27.4 cm (8 1/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6309

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The small red seal at right gives the cyclical date, and calendrical numbers are hidden in the clothing and the snow on the cliff.
No other impression is known.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Markings

Blockcutter: Horikô Takahashi Gyokushi

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection