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Dogi taikoki
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Dogi taikoki

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description An annual festival at Uji commemorates the famous battle at Dan-no-ura in 1185. Thousands of fireflies are released from cages. They represent the spirits of the dead Taira and Minamoto warriors. This print is number 14 in Hironobu's series "Dogi Taikoki" ("Record of Great Events").
Provenance Justine Lewis Keidel [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1986, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signature] Hironobu
Credit Gift of Justine Lewis Keidel, 1986

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ca. 1865 (late Edo)
mulberry paper, color, ink
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10 3/16 x 7 3/8 in. (25.8 x 18.8 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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