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Shitennoji garan kagami
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Shitennoji garan kagami

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Description As bolts of lightning pierce the darkness, Lord Umako clutches an arrow to protect himself from evil forces. He is engaged in a battle to protect the throne from an evil usurper, Lord Umaya. The play "The Monastic Mirror" was based on the story of a 6th-century rivalry between two powerful courtiers, each supporting a different prince for succession.
Provenance Robert S. Shaull [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1990, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] On print: Hirosada
Credit Bequest of Robert S. Shaull, 1990

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ca. 1849 (late Edo)
color pigments and ink on mulberry paper
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