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The dance of death at Ise
(Ise ondo koi no netaba)
1896

Medium
colour woodblock (triptych)
Measurements
(a-c) 35.7 × 70.5 cm (image) (overall)
(a-c) 36.0 × 71.0 cm (sheet) (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Japan
Inscription
(a) printed in ink (in Japanese characters) (in image) l.l.: (Toyohara Kunichika hitsu)
printed in red ink (in Japanese characters) (in image) l.l.: (carver's seal: Nisei Hori Ei)
printed in red ink (in Japanese characters) (in image) l.l.: (artist's seal: Toyohara Kunichika)
printed in red ink (in Japanese characters) (in image) l.l.: (seal of the publisher: Fukudu Kumajiro) / (date of the print: 1896 (29th year of the Meiji period)
Accession Number
2008.580.a-c
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Lillian Ernestine Lobb Bequest, 2008
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
The story of Ise ondo koi no netaba with the famous sword Aoi Simosaka.