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Warrior and Tiger (from "Tales of Ise")
  • David Bull, artist
    born 1951
    active: Japan
    Yashima Gakutei
    1786–1868
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Warrior and Tiger (from "Tales of Ise"), 2000
  • Surimono Album #2
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut, metal dust
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 210 x 182 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 210 x 182 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 7 1/8 in
  • Presented by D. Bull
  • Not on display
  • 2000.0065.07
Description
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Exhibitions

Samurai warrior with long bow and arrows struggling with ferocious tiger. In landscape of green ground, medium blue sky, and pine tree in background. Calligraphy poem in discrete section at left. Floral-embossed tan-colore border surrounds all. Gold and silver-colored metallics on costume details.