The Mansion of Lord Yoritomo (Yoritomo kô yakata no zu)

「頼朝公舘之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshikata (Japanese, active about 1841–1864), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; H. 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5011.39a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Two triptychs can be combined to form a hexaptych: 2009.5011.39a-c (right half), 2009.5011.40a-c (left half)

MFA impressions of the hexaptych:
Right side: 11.16225VR (11.16625, 11.18139, 11.18140), 2009.5011.39a-c
Left side: 11.16301VR (11.16301, 11.18143, 11.18144), 2009.5011.40a-c

Mounted in an album of 55 prints with the hand-written title “The Road to the Capital, Spring 1863” (Bunkyû san haru no miyako michi).

Signed

Isshinsai Yoshikata ga (on left sheet)

一震斎芳形画

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 4 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: kiri

改印:亥四改
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified