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

「奥州高館大合戦」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Jôshûya Kinzô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 × 74.6 cm (14 5/8 × 29 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1315, 00.1316, 00.1457

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1315 (left), 00.1316 (center), 00.1457 (right)

Signed

Ichimôsai Yoshitora ga (on right and left sheets)
一猛斎芳虎画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、吉村
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