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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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Triptych: RES.23.332 (left), RES.23.333 (center), RES.23.334 (right) MFA impressions: 2000.412a-c, RES.23.332-4, RES.27.200a-c

Signed

Kiyochika

Marks

Artist's seals: Kiyo, chika

Provenance

Anonymous gift in memory of Horatio G. Curtis

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

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

Object Place

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.23.332-4

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints