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General Ôdera Attacking the Hundred Foot Cliff with All His Might (Ôdera shôgun zenryoku o furuite Hyakusekigai o shûgeki suru no zu)

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MFA impressions: 2000.406a-c, RES.23.261-3

Inscription

Artist's seal: Gekkö Printer: Matsuki Heikichi

Signed

Gekkô

Marks

Artist's seal: Gekkô

Provenance

Previously owned by various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1895 (Meiji 28)

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #52, photo p. 100; Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #67

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.9 x 72.8 cm (14 15/16 x 28 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.406a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints