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Ushiwakamaru (Yoshitsune) and Benkei Playing Sugoroku

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Poem translated in Mirviss 1995, p. 106, and Carpenter et al 2008, p. 225.

Inscription

Poem by Soramitsuya: Wakamusha ni/ make-oshimi iu/ Benkei mo/ kobushi o nigiru/ taka no hatsuyume

Signed

Aoigaoka Hokkei 葵岡北渓

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Japanese, Edo period, about 1825 (Bunsei 8)

Catalogue Raisonné

Carpenter at al, Reading Surimono (2008), #101; Mirviss, The Frank Lloyd Wright Collection of Surimono (1995), #22

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21 x 18.2 cm (8 1/4 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1924

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints