Snake (Mi): Nitan Shiro, from the series "Heroes for the Twelve Animals of the Zodiac (Buyu mitate junishi)"

A work made of color woodblock print; oban.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of color woodblock print; oban.

Date:

c. 1840

Artist:

Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Japanese, 1797-1861

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Artist

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Title

Snake (Mi): Nitan Shiro, from the series "Heroes for the Twelve Animals of the Zodiac (Buyu mitate junishi)"

Origin

Japan

Date

1835–1845

Medium

Color woodblock print; oban

Dimensions

63.1 x 12.2 cm (24 13/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James A. Michener

Reference Number

1959.581

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