The Death in Action of Musashi Gorô Sadayo at the Battle of Karashima in the Earlier Taiheiki (Zen Taiheiki Karashima kassen Musashi Gorô Sadayo uchijini no zu)

「前太平記辛島合戦 武蔵五郎貞世討死図」

Japanese
Edo period
1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 9th month
Artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese, 1839–1892), Publisher Kiya Sôjirô (Japanese), Blockcutter Koizumi Kanegorô (Hori Kane) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.1 x 76.2 cm (14 5/8 x 30 in.)

Accession Number

00.1395-7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1395 (right), 00.1396 (center), 00.1397 (left)

Signed

Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi ga (on each sheet)
一魁斎芳年画

Markings

Censor's seal: Rat 9 aratame
Blockcutter's marlks: Horikô Koizumi Kane (on right sheet), Hori Kane (on left sheet)
改印:子九改
彫師:彫工小泉兼 彫兼

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