The Great Battle of the Uji River, on the 16th Day of the First Month, 1184 (Juei sannen shôgatsu jûrokunichi Ujikawa ôgassen no zu)

「寿永三年正月十六日 宇治川大合戦図」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Haubner, Die Macht des Bogens (2014), pp. 92-3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.7 × 73 cm (14 7/16 × 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.1267a-b, 00.1278

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1267a-b (center and left sheets), 00.1278 (right sheet)

Signed

Kinchôrô Yoshitora ga (on each sheet)
錦朝楼芳虎画

Markings

Censor's seals: Muramatsu, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:村松、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