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Maker(s):Okumura Masanobu
Culture:Japanese (1686-1764)
Title:The Priest Saigyo at Equchi
Date Made:ca. 1715; 1730
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); sumizuri-e, ink on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Image: 27.305 cm x 35.8775 cm; 10 3/4 in x 14 1/8 in; Sight: 27.305 cm x 35.2425 cm; 10 3/4 in x 13 7/8 in
Narrative Inscription:  Img
Accession Number:  MH 1973.345.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black

J-243. The bodhisattra Fugen appears to Saigyo the reknown priest and port in a mitate (parody) versio, ie as a courtesan with shamisen riding upon Fugen's traditional elephant. musical instruemnt, fantastical animal

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