The Great Battle of Awazu Plain (Awazu-ga-hara ôgassen no zu)

「粟津原大合戦之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1851–52 (Kaei 4–5)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Maruya Seijirô (Marusei, Jukakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T265

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 x 75.7 cm (14 5/8 x 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1082, 00.1083, 00.1104

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1082 (center), 00.1083 (right), 00.1104 (left)

MFA impressions: 00.1082VR (00.1082, 00.1083, 00.1104), 11.39650a-c

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良、渡辺
彫師:なし

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