The Battle of Yashima

八島合戦

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Kitao Masayoshi (Kuwagata Keisai) (Japanese, 1764–1824)


Catalogue Raisonné

Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #184 (right sheet only); TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #1389 (left sheet only)

Dimensions

Vertical aiban diptych; 30.7 x 43.6 cm (12 1/16 x 17 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.186-7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych (two sheets of incomplete triptych): 54.186 (left), 54.187 (right)

Signed

Kitao Masayoshi ga (on each sheet)
北尾政美画

Provenance

Formerly in Worcester Art Museum Collection

Credit Line

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