Taira no Atsumori and Tamaori-hime

平敦盛と玉織姫

Japanese
Edo period
about 1768–72 (late Meiwa era)
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

King and Iwakiri, Japanese Warrior Prints (2007), #31; Hockley 2003, p. 262, #L-8; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 6, Musee Guimet I (1990), pl. 94

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 53.5 x 11.7 cm (21 1/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.547

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Also sometimes identified as Yoshitsune and Shizuka; but the young warrior’s pre-adult hairstyle and the lack of the tiger-skin scabbard associated with Yoshitsune suggests a different identification.

Signed

Koryûsai ga

湖龍斎画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection