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行川三平宗則 #8, Yukukawa Sampei Munenori
  • Utagawa Kuniyoshi, artist
    1797–1861
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
    Ebiya Rinnosuke, publisher
    active: Japan
  • 行川三平宗則 #8, Yukukawa Sampei Munenori, 1847
  • 誠忠義士傳 Seichū gishiden (Stories of the True Loyalty of the Faithful Samurai)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 335 x 240 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 3/16 x 9 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 335 x 240 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 3/16 x 9 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Barb and Russ Swenson
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0033
Description

Samurai wearing a blue, black and white samurai robe in a defensive poise. He is holding one of his two samurai swords, blocking a box-like structure with a thin piece of wood attached. The cartouche is a burnt orange and is in the top right corner. There is writing on top border of image and bottom right corner.