The Loyal Samurai Break into the Mansion in the Night Attack (Gishi youchi rannyû no zu)

「義士夜討乱入之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 4th month
Artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese, 1839–1892), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Katada Chôjirô (Hori Chô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.6 x 77.6 cm (14 13/16 x 30 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1401a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi ga (on each sheet)

一魁斎芳年画

Markings

Censor's seal: Rat 4 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Chô

改印:子四改
彫師:彫長

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