Chinese Warrior Killing a Giant Eagle

巨鳥を退治する中国武将

Japanese
Edo period
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Unknown, Japanese, Attributed to Tachibana Minkô (Japanese, active about 1764–1772)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #708; Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Ukiyo-e dai musha-e ten/The Samurai World in Ukiyo-e (2003), p. 123, fig. 19; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 670; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 176, #7

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 8 3/4 x 11 11/16 in. (22.3 x 29.7 cm)

Accession Number

21.4960

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Numbers for the long months are on the hero’s costume.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection