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Lin Chong (Rinchū) seated on a throne
  • Yashima Gakutei
    circa 1786–1868, active 1815–1852
    active: Japan
  • Lin Chong (Rinchū) seated on a throne, mid 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Suikoden goko shōgun (Five Tiger Generals of the Suikoden)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7596
Description
Literature

Square composition, possibly surimono. Male figure sits on a throne at center of composition, elaborately dressed and holding a sword. Railing runs through center of the composition in background, curtain fills upper left corner of composition, abstracted pine tree at upper right. Cartouche and seal at upper right, cartouche at lower left, text fills blank space at center.Poems by Morinoya Nakanuki and Hankotai Atonari.