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#18 Marishiten appearing to Prince Siddhartha on Mt. Ryōju
  • Utagawa Kunisada II
    active: Japan
  • #18 Marishiten appearing to Prince Siddhartha on Mt. Ryōju, 1860, 4th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Shaka: Hassōki imayō sha e (Modern Pictures of the Eight Aspects of Shaka)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 365.12 x 247.65 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 3/8 x 9 3/4 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 342 x 232 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 7/16 x 9 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of H. Lee Turner
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0001.147

Kabuki scene depicting biography of Shaka, Gautama. A man in left in red, gray, & blue is running from a huge gray wild boar. There is a wild brown skinned man in green holding a three pronged stick rididing on top of the boar's head. Green foreground, dark blue to black background, mica sprinkled in tenbokashi background.