The Great Battle of Takadachi in Ôshû Province (Ôshû Takadachi ôgassen)

「奥州高館大合戦」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Kunihisa II (Japanese, 1832–1891), Publisher Tsujiokaya Bunsuke (Kinshôdô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/4 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

00.1249

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 00.1249 (center sheet only), 00.1250VR (00.1250, 00.1455, 00.1456; complete triptych)

Signed

Toyokuni Monjin Kunihisa ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国門人国久画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 7
No blockcutter's mark

改印:改、巳七
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