The Death in Action of Imai Shirô at the Battle of Awazu (Awazu kassen Imai Shirô uchijini no zu)

「粟津合戦 今井四郎討死之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshikazu (Japanese, active 1848–1870), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 × 75 cm (14 5/8 × 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.1427, 00.1428a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1427 (right), 00.1428a-b (center and left)

MFA impressions: 00.1427VR (00.1427), 00.1428a-b), 11.37669a-c

Signed

Ichijusai Yoshikazu ga (on each sheet)
一寿斎芳員画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Rat 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良、渡辺、子七
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock