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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.789.-791
People
Utagawa Kuninaga, Japanese (c. 1789 - 1829)
Published by Izumiya Ichibei
Title
Minamoto no Yorimitsu and His Retainers Defeat the Earth Spider
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1804-1818 (Bunka 1-15)
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print (nishiki-e) triptych; ink and color on paper
Technique
Woodblock print
Dimensions
vertical ōban triptych: H. 38.8 x W. 79.7 cm (15 1/4 x 31 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Kuninaga ga (on right and left sheets)
  • (not assigned): Signature: Kuninaga ga 国長画 (on right and left sheets)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Friends of Arthur B. Duel
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
1933.4.789.-791
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Triptych: 1933.4.789 (right), 1933.4.790 (center), 1933.4.791 (left)
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