Raikō Minamoto, Spider Slayer

Historical period(s)
Meiji era
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
H x W: 36.8 × 25.4 cm (14 1/2 × 10 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Robert and Cynthia Tauxe
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Woodblock print

Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912)

To 2007
Fuji Arts, Inc. Ann Arbor, MI, method of acquisition unknown [1]

2007 to 2021
Robert Tauxe purchased from Fuji Arts, Inc. Ann Arbor, MI via eBay on October 18, 2007 [2]

From 2021
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Robert Tauxe, Atlanta, GA [3]

[1] See printout from eBay website of eBay screen, October 18, 2007, object ID #160167751870, 90, "Raiko Minamoto, Spider Slayer," copies in object file.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The prints were formally accessioned into the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection on February 10, 2021. See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file.

Previous Owner(s)

Robert Tauxe
Fuji Arts

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
SI Usage Statement

Usage Conditions Apply

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian's Terms of Use page.

The information presented on this website may be revised and updated at any time as ongoing research progresses or as otherwise warranted. Pending any such revisions and updates, information on this site may be incomplete or inaccurate or may contain typographical errors. Neither the Smithsonian nor its regents, officers, employees, or agents make any representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the information on the site. Use this site and the information provided on it subject to your own judgment. The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery welcome information that would augment or clarify the ownership history of objects in their collections.