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Thunder God

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Signed

Signed: Shojo Kyosai

Provenance

Prior to 1886, purchased by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa; 1886, purchased by Charles Goddard Weld from Ernest Fenollosa; 1911, bequeathed by Charles Goddard Weld to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Fenollosa-Weld Collection

Raijin

Japanese, Meiji era, 19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

KJM2-Modern-095a

Dimensions

Image: 114 x 35.4 cm (44 7/8 x 13 15/16 in.) Overall: 188 x 49.6 cm (74 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.4605

Medium or Technique

One of a pair of hanging scrolls; ink and color on silk

Collections

Asia

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