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Title

Enshi

Artist

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Date

c. 1847

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Enshi, Utagawa Kuniyoshi
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Size: 10 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (26 x 18.4 cm) (image, sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: A dutiful son Enshi tried to obtain deer milk that was believed to be a specific medicine for his parents' eye disease. He went into a deep mountain wearing a deer suit, stayed with a group of deers. While prentending to be a deer, he once almost got kill Ichiyu_sai Kuniyoshi artist's seal
Physical Description: nishiki-e
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: P.75.51.72
Artist: Kuniyoshi Utagawa, Japanese, 1798 - 1861
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1798 - 1861
Added to Site: February 28, 2009