The Defeat of the Mongol Invasion Fleet (Môko zokusen taiji no zu)

「蒙古賊舟退治之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Iseya Kanekichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 76 cm (14 9/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1312-4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1312 (right), 00.1313 (center), 00.1314 (left)

MFA impressions: 00.1312-4 (complete triptych), 11.39742a-b (two left sheets only)

Signed

Yoshitora ga (on each sheet)
芳虎画

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 8 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:亥八改
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock