The Last Stand of Kiso Yoshinaka at Awazu (Kiso Yoshinaka Awazu ochi no zu)

「木曽義仲粟津落之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshikazu (Japanese, active 1848–1870), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.3 × 76.2 cm (14 11/16 × 30 in.)

Accession Number

00.1102a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Probably a veiled reference to the death of Akechi Mitsuhide.

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 12
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰十二
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