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(Benkei Sharpening the Blade of His Weapon)


Kubota Beisen


late 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
(Benkei Sharpening the Blade of His Weapon), Kubota Beisen
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Medium: Prints | Color woodblock print
Size: 15 7/8 x 11 9/16 in. (40.3 x 29.3 cm) (image, sheet)22 1/16 x 18 in. (56 x 45.7 cm) (mat)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Meiji
Inscriptions: poem(about preparing for war) Beisen hitsu Beisen seal
Physical Description: print in O_tsu-e style
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth Lathrop Sikes in memory of her brother Bruce Sikes, 1967
Accession Number: P.13,968
Artist: Beisen Kubota, Japanese, 1852 - 1906
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1852 - 1906
Added to Site: March 1, 2009