The Battle of Yashima Dan-no-ura (Yashima Dan-no-ura kassen)

「八島檀之浦合戦」

Japanese
Edo period
1855 (Ansei 2), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Japanese Woodblock Prints (2010), pp. 146-7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 × 73.4 cm (14 5/8 × 28 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1277a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kinchôrô Yoshitora ga (on each sheet)
錦朝楼芳虎画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 9
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、卯九
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