Utagawa YOSHIKAZU

(Japan  – )

The great battle of Ichinotani in the war of the Minamoto and Taira clans:February 1184

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868, Kaei era 1848–1854
Year
1853
Media
Print
Medium
ôban tate-e; colour woodcut
Dimensions
Ôban tate-e: :
a - left image; 36 x 24.2 cm
b - central image; 36 x 24.4 cm
c - right image; 36 x 24.4 cm
Signature & date
Signed c.l. [part a], in Japanese, ink, incised on block "Ichijusai Yoshikazu ga [picture by Ichijusai Yoshikazu]". Not dated. Signed l.r. [part b], in Japanese, ink, incised on block "Ichijusai Yoshikazu ga [picture by Ichijusai Yoshikazu]". Not dated. Signed l.r. [part c], in Japanese, ink, incised on block "Ichijusai Yoshikazu ga [picture by Ichijusai Yoshikazu]". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1967
Accession number
DO20.1967.a-c