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Ogura-sen Hyakunin Isshu: Murasaki Shikibu (Kano'en Gundaiyu? and Isamu Rokichirô?, two Samurai of Aizu)

Accession Number
1987/1.370

Title
Ogura-sen Hyakunin Isshu: Murasaki Shikibu (Kano'en Gundaiyu? and Isamu Rokichirô?, two Samurai of Aizu)

Artist(s)
Andō Hiroshige III

Object Creation Date
circa 1843-1846

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
14 5/16 in x 9 15/16 in (36.35 cm x 25.24 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Val-Mejias, M.D.

Subject matter
Samurais with swords.

Physical Description
According to the colophon, the figures depicted in the lower part of the print are two samurai of Aizu; the large figure in the front is Isamu Sôkichirô, who has challenged the figure in the rear, Rokuya Ongun Taiyu, to a vendetta.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
calligraphy (process)
swords
weapons

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