The Nineteen Retainers of Yoshitsune (Yoshitsune jûku shin no zu)

「義経十九臣之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Kunimitsu II (Japanese, active 1850s), Publisher Iseya Tôkichi (Daikyôdô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 76.7 cm (14 9/16 x 30 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1376a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1376a-c, 11.21429-31

Signed

Ichiransai Kunimitsu ga (on right sheet), Kunimitsu ga (on center and left sheets)

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 9 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:亥九改
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