The Ghosts of the Taira Attack Yoshitsune in Daimotsu Bay

大物の浦平家の亡霊

Japanese
Edo period
about 1849–52 (Kaei 2–5)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Kuniyoshi from Miller Coll. (2009), #31; Asahikawa Museum, Utagawa Kuniyoshi ichimon no zenbôten (2000), #1-2-33; Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts (1998), #86; Suzuki 1992, #71; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T242

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 70.8 cm (14 x 27 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1992.568a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.30566a-c, 1992.568a-c

Signed

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

Markings

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

Provenance

1992, bequest of John Newland Barron (1917-92, Rhode Island) to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: December 16, 1992)

Credit Line

Bequest of John Newland Barron