Having Achieved Their Goal, the Faithful Samurai Withdraw to Sengoku-ji Temple and Assemble There (Gishi honmô o tasshite Sengoku-ji e hikitori katame no zu)

「義士本望を達して仙国寺へ引取固の図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1847–50 (Kôka 4–Kaei 3)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Yorozuya Kichibei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba City Mus., Bakumatsu Meiji no Ukiyo-e (Aoki coll. exh. cat., 2005), #70; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T210

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.9 x 73.4 cm (14 15/16 x 28 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.50-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 47.50 (left), 47.51 (center), 47.52 (right)

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Murata
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: kiri (on center and left sheets only)
改印:米良、村田
彫師:なし

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich