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Daizō shasei
Big Elephants Being Attacked

Artist:
Isshinsai Yoshikata (Japanese, active ca. 1841–64)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
2nd month, 1863
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Triptych of polychrome woodblock prints; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
Image (a): 14 1/2 x 10 in. (36.8 x 25.4 cm) Image (b): 14 1/2 x 9 5/8 in. (36.8 x 24.4 cm) Image (c): 14 5/8 x 9 7/8 in. (37.1 x 25.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of William S. Lieberman, 2005
Accession Number:
2007.49.261a–c
Not on view
Signature: Yoshikata ga

芳形画
William S. Lieberman , New York (until d. 2005; bequeathed to MMA).
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