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Title:Combat and Defeat of Benkei on Gojo Bridge, No. 9 from Scenes from the Life of Yoshitsune
Date Made:mid 1830's
Materials:woodcut printed in color on paper
Place Made:Japan
Measurements:sheet: 9 3/4 x 14 1/2 in.; 24.765 x 36.83 cm
Accession Number:  SC 1968.421
Credit Line:The Margaret Rankin Barker - Isaac Ogden Rankin Collection. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Barker (Margaret Clark Rankin, class of 1908)

Yoshitsune on the right jumping in the air attacking Benkei who attempts to stop him and steal his sword. Benkei is a large man and Yoshitsune is a small boy. When Yoshitsune beats him Benkei is impressed and pledges his devotion to Yoshitsune. River on the left; a full moon rises behind the mountains

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