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"Miyamoto Musashi and the Whale" by Kuniyoshi
Illustrates an heroic exploit of the legendary samurai swordsman Miyamoto Musashi (1582-1645), who, according to inscription on the print, “was a native of Higo Province and served under the daimyo [lord] of Buzen Province. Later he went about the country practicing swordsmanship. One day he met a huge whale in the ocean, and by putting his sword through the back of the creature, he killed it.”

"Miyamoto Musashi and the Whale" by Kuniyoshi

Illustrates an heroic exploit of the legendary samurai swordsman Miyamoto Musashi (1582-1645), who, according to inscription on the print, “was a native of Higo Province and served under the daimyo [lord] of Buzen Province. Later he went about the country practicing swordsmanship. One day he met a huge whale in the ocean, and by putting his sword through the back of the creature, he killed it.”

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