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The eight canine heroes of the House of Satomi
(c. 1851-1853)

Medium
colour woodblock
Measurements
(a-b) 34.0 × 48.5 cm (image) (overall)
(a-b) 34.5 × 48.5 cm (sheet) (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Edo (Tokyo), Japan
Inscription
(a) printed in ink (in image) (in Japanese characters) u.r.: (The eight canine heroes of the House of Satomi)
printed in ink (in image) (in Japanese characters) l.r.: (unknown seal) / (censor seal: Mera Taichiro) (censor seal: Murata Heiemon) / oju Toyokuniga
printed in ink (in image) (in Japanese characters) l.c.: (Ebisuya Shoshichi's seal: publisher)
(b) printed in ink (in image) (in Japanese characters) u.l.: (The eight canine heroes of the House of Satomi)
printed in ink (in image) (in Japanese characters) l.l.: (Ebj suya Shoshichi's seal: publisher) / (censor seal: Mera Taichiro) (censor seal: Murata Heiemon) / oju Toyokuniga
Accession Number
3679B-4
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1957
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Gallery location
Not on display