The Divine Sword Cuts Back the Grass and Turns the Fire on the Enemies (Shinken kusa o nagite izoku o yaku), No. 5 from the series Illustrated History of Japan (Honchô nenreki zue)

「本朝年暦図絵 五」 「神剣薙草焼夷賊」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1849–50 (Kaei 2–3)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 243, horizontal ôban #81.5; other prints in the series: Tanba 1965, #s 443-4

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.8 x 37.8 cm (10 3/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5007.4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The left edge of this impression is concealed by the album binding.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu
No blockcutter's mark
改印:福、村松
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified