Yorimasa Receives Ayame no Mae as a Reward for Shooting Down the Monster Bird (Yorimasa kechô o ite Ayame no mae o hôbi ni tamau zu)

「頼政怪鳥射菖蒲前褒美賜図」「官女菖蒲前」「丁七唱」 「兵庫頭源頼政」 「猪ノ隼太忠澄」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.8 x 75.7 cm (14 7/8 x 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.49.70-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: RES.49.70 (left), RES.49.71 (center), RES.49.72 (right)

Signed

Kunisada aratame Nidai Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
国貞改二代豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: Fu
No blockcutter's mark
改印:普
彫師:なし

Provenance

1949, anonymous gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift