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Ling Zhen, the Heaven-shaking Thunderbolt (Kôtenrai Ryôshin), from the series One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Shuihuzhuan (Tsûzoku Suikoden gôketsu hyakuhachinin no uchi)

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Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 13, 2009)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1845–47 (Kôka 2-4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S47.5

Dimensions

Vertical chûban

Accession Number

08.543.26

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints