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Muneyuki ga rōtō tora o utsu (Muneyuki's soldier slays a tiger)
  • Yashima Gakutei
    circa 1786–1868, active 1815–1852
    active: Japan
  • Muneyuki ga rōtō tora o utsu (Muneyuki's soldier slays a tiger), circa late 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Uji Shūi Monogatari (Tales of Uji)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 211 x 185 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 211 x 185 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1540
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Color print of a man and a tiger in an outdoor setting. The man is standing above the tiger, and his proper left foot is placed on the back of the tiger. He is holding an archery bow in his proper right hand, and an arrow in his proper left hand. There is a tree behind the man and tiger, and there is a white panel with calligraphy along the left side of the print. Poems by Bunbunsha and Bunsō Takeo.