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Xuande rides a horse across Caoqi River.

By artist. 1798-1861 Kuniyoshi Utagawa


Print shows Liu Bei (Xuande) on horseback struggling to cross the swiftly flowing Caoqi river.Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.Triptych matted in 3 sections: left (1485a), center (1485b), right (1485c).From the series: Tsūzoku sangokushi no uchi : Popular views of the loyal warriors of the three kingdoms period.Format: Vertical Oban Nishikie Triptych.Restricted access; material extremely fragile; please use online digital image.Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress)

Topics: Liu, Bei,--161-223., Samurai--Japan--1850-1860., Rivers--Japan--1850-1860., Horseback riding--Japan--1850-1860.
Year: 1853
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