Re: Utagawa Yoshitora ukiyo-e


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Posted by Alec W. (2.25.175.165) on October 19, 2022 at 01:15:52:

In Reply to: Utagawa Yoshitora ukiyo-e posted by Sheila Berke on October 18, 2022 at 21:51:34:

https://data.ukiyo-e.org/uploads/images/dfcac3285ccb20d30b23e9f49b37d796.jpg

Yes, you are correct on the artist and date.

It's a sheet from a hexaptych design showing a (thinly-veiled) depiction of the Siege of Takamatsu (1582).

MFA Boston has the whole design:

https://collections.mfa.org/objects/541631/

Here are some other designs, showing the same battle under the same pretense:

https://collections.mfa.org/objects/462103/

http://www.kuniyoshiproject.com/Warrior%20triptychs%201858-1861%20(T349-T358).htm
(scroll just over half-way down)

-A


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