Ogura-sen Hyakunin Isshu: Murasaki Shikibu (Kano'en Gundaiyu? and Isamu Rokichirô?, two Samurai of Aizu)Artist(s)Utagawa Hiroshige IIIObject Creation Datecirca 1843-1846Medium & Supportcolor woodblock print on paperDimensions
14 5/16 in x 9 15/16 in (36.35 cm x 25.24 cm)Credit LineGift 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 Typecolor printCollection AreaAsianRights
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