The Great Battle of the Minamoto and the Taira at Dan-no-ura (Genpei Dan-no-ura ôgassen no zu)

「源平壇之浦大合戦之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1865 (Genji 2/Keiô 1), 6th month
Artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese, 1839–1892), Publisher Ômiya Kyûjirô (Kiyûdô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Katada Chôjirô (Hori Chô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Newland, Yoshitoshi (2011), #33

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.5 x 75.8 cm (14 3/4 x 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1398-400

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1398 (right), 00.1399 (center), 00.1400 (left)

MFA impressions: 00.1398-400, 11.39790a-c, 11.39791a-c

Signed

Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi ga (on each sheet)
一魁斎芳年画

Markings

Censor's seal: Ox 6 aratame
Blockcutter's marks: Katada Hori Chô (on right and center sheets), Hori Chô (on left sheet)
改印:丑六改
彫師:片田彫長 ホリ長

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