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Maker(s):Kubota Beisen
Culture:Japanese (1852-1906)
Title:Tsurigane Benkei Lifting the Bell
Date Made:1852-1906
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); sumizuri-e, ink on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Sheet/Image: 16 7/8 in x 11 9/16 in; 42.9 cm x 29.4 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Beisen hitsu]; INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, dochira no mi (?) chickara wo ireya yoru no neru mae no kata ni tsurigane].
Accession Number:  MH 1963.93.Q.RII
Credit Line:GIft of Mrs. Louise K. Howe (Class of 1957)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Tsurigane Benkei: a beard man lifting a huge bell. He has a sword hanging on the back.


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