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Moku: Rochishin (Wood: Lu Zhishen)
  • Totoya Hokkei
    1780–1850
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • Moku: Rochishin (Wood: Lu Zhishen), 1890s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Suiko gogyō (Five Phases of The Water Margin)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 212 x 180 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/8 x 7 1/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1411
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Color print of a man struggling to hold a large tree branch, which cuts diagonally across the top left corner of the image. The background is green and blue, and the man has two swords tucked into his belt. There is calligraphy in the top right corner of the image.