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The Giant Twelfth-Century Warrior-Priest Benkei Attacking Young Yoshitsune for His Sword on the Gojo Bridge

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Japanese, 1839 - 1892. Published by Morimoto Junzaburō, 2 banchi, Kawarachō, Asakusa-ku, Tokyo.

Made in Japan, Asia

Meiji Period (1868-1912)


Color woodcut on three panels (triptych)

Mount: 15 1/4 x 29 7/8 inches (38.7 x 75.9 cm) Sheet ((3 attached printed panels)): 14 1/4 x 28 3/8 inches (36.2 x 72.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

* Special Exhibition Galleries, first floor (Dorrance Galleries)

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Purchased with funds contributed by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, 1989

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