The Powerful Archery of Chinzei Hachirô Tametomo (Chinzei Hachirô Tametomo yunzei no zu)

「鎮西八郎為朝弓勢之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Izutsuya Shôkichi, Japanese, Blockcutter Katada Chôjirô (Hori Chô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Haubner, Die Macht des Bogens (2014), pp. 86-7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.4 × 75.2 cm (14 3/4 × 29 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1272, 00.1274, 00.1275

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1272 (left), 00.1274 (right), 00.1275 (center)

Signed

Yoshitora ga (on each sheet)
芳虎画

Markings

Censor's seal: Chicken 1 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Fuka-chô (on right and center sheets), Horikô Chô (on left sheet)
改印:酉正改
彫師:彫工深長 彫工長

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