The Defeat of the Evil Nine-tailed Fox on Nasu Moor in Shimotsuke Province (Shimotsuke no kuni Nasu no hara kyûbi no akko no taiji no zu)

「下野の国 奈須の原 九尾の悪狐退治」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1834 (Tenpô 5)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Suzuki 1992, #98; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T24

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.3 x 75.6 cm (14 5/16 x 29 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.3209.69-71

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 17.3209.69 (left), 17.3209.70 (center), 17.3209.71 (right)

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on each sheet)
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection