Benkei Stealing the Bell of Mii-dera

Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Japanese, 1798 - 1861

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1845

Color woodblock print (triptych, oban tate-e)

Overall: 14 7/16 x 9 15/16 in. (36.7 x 25.3 cm)

Overall: 14 7/16 x 9 7/8 in. (36.7 x 25.1 cm)

Overall: 14 7/16 x 10 in. (36.7 x 25.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through gifts, by exchange

2006.81

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, Japan

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Censor's Seal: Mura; Block cutter: Horikawa Takejiro; signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga

Course History

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2015

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Spring 2013

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Japanese Prints in the Hood Museum of Art: Recent Acquisitions, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire [in conjunction with The Women of Shin Hanga: The Judith and Joseph Barker Collection of Japanese Prints, April 6-July 28, 2013.

Japanese Prints of the Mid-Nineteenth Century: 1830-1865, Sebastian Izzard LLC, New York, New York, September 20-October 24, 2006.

Provenance

Sebastian Izzard LLC, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2006.

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