Yoshitsune's Troops Descending the Cliff at Ichinotani (Yoshitsune no gunpyô Ichinotani sakaotoshi no zu)

「義経之軍兵一ノ谷逆落シ之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–41 (Tenpô 10–12)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Kawaguchiya Uhei (Fukusendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

NHK, Yoshitsune ten (2005), #184; Shibuya Kuritsu Shôtô Bijutsukan, Musha-e (2003), #73; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T65

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.7 x 76.5 cm (14 7/16 x 30 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.3209.39-41

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 17.3209.39 (left), 17.3209.40 (center), 17.3209.41 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.39559a-c, 17.3209.39-41

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on right and center sheets); Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga (on left sheet)
一勇斎国芳画 朝櫻楼国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection