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A New Selection of Big Fans (Shinsen O-Uchiwa)

A work made of woodblock printed book, sumizuri-e.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of woodblock printed book, sumizuri-e.

Date:

Edo period (1615–1868), n.d.

Artist:

Okumura Masanobu 奥村 政信
Japanese, 1686-1764

About this artwork

This is a collection of ghost stories presented in eight volumes that are bound as one. The page seen here shows a female demon attacking a samurai, while a traveling priest hides behind a pine tree.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Okumura Masanobu

Title

A New Selection of Big Fans (Shinsen O-Uchiwa)

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality:)

Date

1615-1868

Medium

Woodblock printed book, sumizuri-e

Dimensions

22 × 16 cm (8 11/16 × 6 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Martin A. Ryerson Collection

Reference Number

2022.1404

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