The Loyal Retainers Withdraw to Sengaku-ji Temple (Gishi meimei Sengaku-ji hikiage no zu)

「義士銘々先岳寺引上之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 10th month
Artist Ichieisai Yoshitsuya (Japanese, 1822–1866), Publisher Tsujiokaya Bunsuke (Kinshôdô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych, creped; 22.2 x 47.8 cm (8 3/4 x 18 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1822-4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1822 (right), 00.1823 (left), 00.1824 (center)

MFA impressions: 00.1822-4 (creped), 11.22728-30

Signed

Ichieisai Yoshitsuya ga (on each sheet)
一英斎芳艶画

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey 10 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:申十改
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