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The Heian Poet Yasumasa Playing the Flute by Moonlight, Subduing the Bandit Yasusuke with His Music

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Japanese, 1839 - 1892. Published by Akiyama Buemon, 9 banchi 3 chōme Muromachi Nihonbashi-ku, Tokyo.

Made in Japan, Asia

Meiji Period (1868-1912)


Color woodcut on three panels (triptych)

Ōban triptych: 14 1/16 x 28 7/8 inches (35.7 x 73.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

* Special Exhibition Galleries, first floor (Dorrance Galleries)

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Purchased with funds contributed by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, 1989

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