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Yamata no orochi (The Serpent with Eight Heads)

八頭ノ大蛇

Japanese
Meiji era
1886 (Meiji 19)
Artist Kobayashi Eitaku (Japanese, 1843–1890), Author Basil Hall Chamberlain (British, 1850–1935), Publisher Kôbunsha


Dimensions

18.2 x 12.6 cm (7 3/16 x 4 15/16 in.) (kohon)

Accession Number

1997.409

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Sensai Eitaku

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Sylvester Morse