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Tiger

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

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  • A work made of color woodblock print; surimono.

Date:

1866

Artist:

Jujoen
Japanese, 1827-1906

About this artwork

The poet and painter Jujoen here created an imitation of a hanging scroll and silk mounting with a depiction of a tiger, all within the vertical format of the print. The inscriptions indicate that it is a New Year’s print from the year of the tiger. Issen not only contributed the image of the tiger, he also wrote one of the poems on this print.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Jujoen (Poet)

Title

Tiger

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality)

Date

1866

Medium

Color woodblock print; surimono

Dimensions

11.5 × 36.8 cm (4 9/16 × 14 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Charles H. Mitchell Collection unrestricted gift

Reference Number

1972.1616

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