Art of Swords

Sword
/sôrd/
Noun
1. A weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.
2. An instrument of death or destruction.

Swords in Art

  • Artist: Katsukawa Shunshô
  • Culture: Japanese
  • Dated: 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)
  • Creation Place: Japan
  • Medium: Ukiyo-e woodblock print in “hosoban” format; ink and color on paper
  • Paper: H. 29.4 cm x W. 13.9 cm (11 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Source: Copyright © 2009 President and Fellows of Harvard College - Harvard Art Museums

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