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Dōke hyakumanben

Dōke hyakumanben
1 print (3 sheets) : woodcut, color ; 37.7 x 25.7 cm (left panel), 35.2 x 24.1 cm (center panel), 35.3 x 24.5 cm (right panel)
Print shows a procession of various figures holding a large rosary around a large octopus.
  • Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.
  • Triptych matted in 3 sections: left (1455a), center (1455b), right (1455c).
  • From the series: Kyōsai hyakkyō : 100 ghosts by Kyōsai.
  • Format: vertical Oban Nishikie triptych.
  • Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).
  • Triptych folded or in sections (C-size on A-size mount).
  • Fine Prints: Japanese, pre-1915
  • Parades & processions--Japan--1860-1870.
  • Beads--1860-1870.
  • Religious articles--1860-1870.
  • Octopuses--Japan--1860-1870.
  • Ghosts--Japan--1860-1870.
  • Triptychs--Japanese--1860-1870.
  • Ukiyo-e--Japanese--Color--1860-1870.
  • Woodcuts--Japanese--Color--1860-1870.
Kawanabe, Gyōsai, 1831-1889, artist
A comic Buddhist rosary procession.
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