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Hero confronting a dragon amid waves and lightning. Colour woodcut by Yoshitsuya, 1843/1846.

Yoshitsuya 1822-1866.
Date
1843/1846
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About this work

Description

Another reworking of the Chinese novel 'The water margin': analogous Japanese heroes glorified

Publication/Creation

Edo [Tokyo] : [publisher not identified], 1843/1846.

Physical description

1 print : woodcut, printed in colours

Lettering

Ichieisai Yoshitsuya-ga

Notes

Great heroes of the 'Water Margin' of Great Japan

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36413i

Lettering note

Bears publisher's mark, censor's seal and set title

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Japanese

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