Edo period, 1615–1868

Tachibana Armor with Chrysanthemum-Stream Motif and Sutra Scroll of Universal Gate Chapter (Fumonbon, Kikusui yoroi, Tachibana), from the series “Four Great Clans of Japan” (Shisei no uchi 四性ノ内), with poem by Sōkaen Takemaru

Woodblock print (surimono); ink, mica, and color on paper
sheet trimmed to block: 20.8 x 18.5 cm. (8 3/16 x 7 5/16 in.) mount: 26 x 23.4 cm mat: 40.6 x 30.5 cm. (16 x 12 in.)
Gift of Carl Otto von Kienbusch