The Great Battle of the Koromo River in Mutsu Province in the Ninth Month of 1062 during the Earlier Nine-year War (Zen kunen no uchi Kôhei gonen kugatsu Ôshû Koromogawa ôgassen)

「前九年之内 康平五年九月 奥州」衣川大合戦」

Japanese
Edo period
1855 (Ansei 2), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshikazu (Japanese, active 1848–1870), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

00.1424-6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1424 (left), 00.1425 (center), 00.1426 (right)

Signed

Ichijusai Yoshikazu ga (on each sheet)
一寿斎芳員画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 4
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、卯四
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