No. 29, At Night, Minamoto no Yorimitsu Kills a Monster of the Earth Spider (Minamoto no Yorimitsu yoru tsuchigumo no kaii o kiru), from the series Sketches from the History of Greast Japan (Dai Nihonshi ryaku zue)
「大日本史略図会 二十九 源頼光夜土蜘蛛の怪異を斬る」
1885 (Meiji 18)
Artist Adachi Ginkô (Japanese, 1853–1902)
Other prints in the series: Waseda db 201-2927, etc.
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Published with two horizontal chûban designs on each vertical ôban sheet, with accompanying texts in the same format, presumably intended to be cut apart and reassembled as a picturebook.
(no signature visible; possibly in left margin, covered by a strip of paper)
Gift of the Anne Gordon Keidel Trust of June 2016