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Yoshu Chikanobu (aka Chikanobu), Japanese, (1838–1912)
Saigo Takamori, August 1877
Ink on Paper
15 in. x 10 in. (38.1 cm x 25.4 cm)

Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Credit Line: Purchased with funds from the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures
Accession Number: 2008.1.74

Object Description
Portrait of Saigo Takamori, the leader of the Satsuma Rebellion, about whom the movie "The Last Samurai" was made.

Superb impression with silver pigment and lacquer decoration on the uniform.

Akiyama Buemon

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