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Illustration from the Book Chinsetsu Yumiharizuki (Chinsetsu Yumiharizuki kanchû ryakuzu): The Wolf Yamao Attacks a Giant Serpent on Behalf of His Master and Leaves His Bones in the Mountains (Yamao, ôkami no meishi, shû no tame ni orochi o kande sanchû n

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Triptych: 17.3209.51 (left), 17.3209.52 (center), 17.3209.53 (right) MFA impressions: 11.26890-2 (color), 11.45497a-c (key block), 17.3209.51-3 (color)

Signed

Manjirô Hokuga (on each sheet) 卍楼北鵞

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame (on each sheet) 改印: 極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Ukiyo-e dai musha-e ten/The Samurai World in Ukiyo-e (2003), #I-217; Dai yôkai ten (2000), #75; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #s 3896-8

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

17.3209.51-3

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints