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Chinese Warrior Killing a Giant Eagle

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Numbers for the long months are on the hero's costume.

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Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #708; Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Ukiyo-e dai musha-e ten/The Samurai World in Ukiyo-e (2003), p. 123, fig. 19; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 670; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 176, #7

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 8 3/4 x 11 11/16 in. (22.3 x 29.7 cm)

Accession Number

21.4960

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints