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No. 1, Liu Bei (Sono ichi, Ryûbi), from the series Three Heroes of the State of Shu (Shoku sanketsu)

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Inscription

Poem by Goryûen Ichindo: Kuchi akashi/ kotaen mono ga/ hana sakite/ ryûshi no ten no/ yoeru momozono くちあかし こたえんものか 花咲く 劉氏の天の 酔える桃園

Signed

Gakutei Sadaoka byô (signature rubbed off)

Marks

Printer's seal: Shiba Konori

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Japanese, Edo period, about 1824 (Bunsei 7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 1, #77

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21 x 18.4 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.1931

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints