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Maker(s):Yashima Gakutei
Culture:Japanese (ca. 1786-1868)
Title:Ro Chishin (Lu Zhishen) from the series "Ten Characters from The Water Margin for the Kanuma poetry club" (Kanumaren Suiko Jūban)
Date Made:ca. mid-1800s
Type:Print
Materials:woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper with metallic and embossed embellishments
Place Made:Asia; Japan; Edo
Measurements:sheet: 8 3/8 in x 7 3/16 in ; 21.3 cm x 18.3 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1990.30
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
Grimacing bald man with a sword, staff, and traveling bag wearing a vest and boots. Signed Gakutei with three verses of poetry on the right.

Tags:
standing; pose; swords; weapons; text; poetry; male; figures; patterns

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