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Minamoto no Yorimitsu, Hakamadare Yasuchika and Usui Sadamitsu battling a giant snake: P.74-1999

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Minamoto no Yorimitsu, Hakamadare Yasuchika and Usui Sadamitsu battling a giant snake


Kunisada, Utagawa (Designer)
Ôtaya Takichi (Publisher)


Triptych. Unidentified actors as Minamoto no Yorimitsu (R), Hakamadare Yasuchika (C) and Usui Sadamitsu (L) battling a giant snake


History note: Private collection, Boston; Israel Goldman

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam with the aid of the MGC Purchase Grant Fund and the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 3 ôban sheets mm

Place(s) associated

  • Edo ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1999) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD/CE 1858-09



School or Style

Ukiyo-e Japanese

Materials used in production

Coloured ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of Japanese paper

Techniques used in production

Nishiki-e Colour printing Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Toyokuni ga
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Text: Ôtaya Takichi
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Publisher's mark
  • Text: 1858/9
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.74-1999
Primary reference Number: 9467
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 27 September 2021 Last processed: Monday 27 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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