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The Taira Pageboys (Heike no kaburo), from the series Characters from the Chronicle of the Rise and Fall of the Minamoto and Taira Clans (Seisuiki jinpin sen)

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Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga 朝櫻楼国芳画

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, about 1840 (Tenpô 11)

Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S15.1, photo p. 111

Dimensions

Vertical chûban

Accession Number

2009.4991.59

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints