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Defying a Shower of Bullets, He, Alone, Opened Hyonmu Gate (Dan'u o okashite tanshin Genbumon o hiraku)

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MFA impressions: 2000.412a-c, RES.23.332-4, RES.27.200a-c

Signed

Kiyochika

Marks

Artist's seals: Kiyo, chika

Provenance

Purchased by Francis Gardner Curtis, the donor's husband, during his residency in Japan in the early 1890's

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Francis Gardner Curtis

Japanese, Meiji era, 1894 (Meiji 27), November

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #28, photo p. 74; Smith, Kiyochika (exh. cat., Santa Barbara, 1988), #95

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

RES.27.200a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints