The Great Battle of the Minamoto and the Taira at the Palace of Suma in Settsu Province (Sesshû Suma no dairi Genpei ôgassen no zu)

「摂州須磨内裏源平大合戦之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1822–24 (Bunsei 5–7)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

King and Iwakiri, Japanese Warrior Prints (2007), #126 (pentaptych, Nishimuraya edition)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.9 x 75.8 cm (14 1/2 x 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3209.33-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych (three right sheets of incomplete pentaptych?): 17.3209.33 (left), 17.3209.34 (center), 17.3209.35 (right)

This triptych is also known as part of a pentaptych published by Nishimuraya Eijudô, apparently from the same blocks with only the publisher’s marks altered.

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga (on each sheet)
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection