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Delivering the Head of the Enemy


Utagawa Hiroshige ; Aritaya Seiemon



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Delivering the Head of the Enemy, Utagawa Hiroshige      ;    Aritaya Seiemon
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Size: 8 13/16 x 13 11/16 in. (22.4 x 34.8 cm) (image)9 1/2 x 13 11/16 in. (24.2 x 34.8 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: Description of the scene that ronin are delovering the head of Moronao to the grave of Shioya hangan. Publisher:Aritaya
Physical Description: nishiki-e
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: P.78.65.67
Artist: Hiroshige Utagawa, Japanese, 1797 - 1858
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1797 - 1858

Artist: Seiemon Aritaya
Role: Publisher
Nationality: Japanese
Added to Site: February 28, 2009