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The Horsemanship of Magaki Heikurô (Bajutsu, Magaki Heikurô), from the series Gekkô's Miscellany (Gekkô zuihitsu)

「月耕随筆 馬術 間垣平九郎」 (=曲垣平九郎)

Japanese
Meiji era
1893 (Meiji 26)
Artist Ogata Gekkô (Japanese, 1859–1920), Publisher Takekawa Risaburô (Chikusendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2016.978

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Classifications

Prints

At the Atago Shrine in 1634, Heikurô brought the shogun a branch of flowering plum from the top of the hill where the shrine stood, riding his horse up and then down the steep stone steps.

Signed

Gekkô
月耕

Markings

Artist's seal

Credit Line

Gift of the Anne Gordon Keidel Trust of June 2016