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Maker(s):Katsukawa Shun'ei
Culture:Japanese (1762-1819)
Title:Omori Hikoshichi and the Demon
Date Made:ca. 1790
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print
Measurements:sheet: 9 3/8 in x 6 13/16 in ; 23.8 cm x 17.3 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1996.136
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
1996_136.jpg

Description:
half aiban, publisher unknown. Hikoshichi offered to carry a young woman on his back across the Akuta River., but she changed into a demon and tried to kill him.

Tags:
warriors; men; fighting; trees; rivers; swords; cloth

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