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Mitsukuni Defying the Skeleton Spectre Invoked by Princess Takiyasha
  • Utagawa Kuniyoshi
    1797–1861
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Mitsukuni Defying the Skeleton Spectre Invoked by Princess Takiyasha, circa 1844, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Ghost Skeleton
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: a 375 x 255 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: b 372 x 256 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: c 375 x 255 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: a 14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: b 14 5/8 x 10 1/16 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: c 14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 36 in
  • Museum purchase: Weare-West Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1984.0032.a,b,c
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a: Woman with a scroll standing in a dilapidated hut.
b: Two samurai fighting.
c: Skeleton against black ground.