The Story of Jiraiya, a Strange Tale of Revenge: Vengence at Shichiri-ga-hama in Sagami Province (Katakiuchi kidan Jiraiya monogatari, Sôshû Shichiri-ga-hama fukushû no zu)

「報仇奇談自來也話 相州七里ヶ濱復讐之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T356

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 x 74.4 cm (14 5/8 x 29 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1123-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1123 (center), 00.1124 (left), 00.1125 (right)

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on each sheet)
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: Chicken 1 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:酉正改
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