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Mongaku Shônin Enacting his Penance in Nachi Waterfall

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Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Mongaku Shônin Enacting his Penance in Nachi Waterfall, probably 1851, ôban nishiki-e (color woodblock print) with embossing; vertical triptych, Gift of Ruth and Jacob Kainen, public domain, 2000.37

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Title

Mongaku Shônin Enacting his Penance in Nachi Waterfall

Artist

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797-1861)

Related People

publisher: Sumiyoshiya Masagorô (Japanese, active ca. 1847-1853)

Date

probably 1851

Period

Japan: Edo period (1615-1868)

Medium

ôban nishiki-e (color woodblock print) with embossing; vertical triptych

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image: 41 5/16 in x 9 in; sheet: 41 5/16 in x 9 in

Inscriptions & Markings

publisher's mark: , top sheet: bottom left; bottom sheet: bottom right; top sheet: no seal present

censor's mark: 衣笠, one of two circular seals on each panel above signature cartouche

censor's mark: 村田, one of two circular seals on each panel above signature cartouche

artist's seal: [Yoshi kiri seal], intaglio on center and bottom sheets; relief on top sheet, beneath signature on each sheet

signature: 一勇斎國芳画, printed in black ink, inside a red gourd-shaped cartouche, top sheet: bottom left; center and bottom sheets; bottom right

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

Gift of Ruth and Jacob Kainen

Accession Number

2000.37

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

oban

relief printing

relief prints

triptychs

waterfalls

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