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Kane kinchaku ojime no zendama (Virtuous Imps Vying for the Purse Strings of a Nouveau-riche)

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Utagawa Yoshiiku, Kane kinchaku ojime no zendama (Virtuous Imps Vying for the Purse Strings of a Nouveau-riche), 1860, color woodblock print on paper; ōban nishiki-e; triptych, Gift of Drs. Louis and Annette Kaufman, public domain, 83.67.1a-c

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Title

Kane kinchaku ojime no zendama (Virtuous Imps Vying for the Purse Strings of a Nouveau-riche)

Related Titles

translated: Virtuous Imps Vying for the Purse Strings of a Nouveau-riche

transliterated: Kane kinchaku ojime no zendama

Artist

Utagawa Yoshiiku (Japanese, 1833-1904)

Related People

publisher: Hirookaya Kōsuke (Japanese, active ca. 1858-1874)

Date

1860

Period

Japan: Edo period (1615-1868)

Medium

color woodblock print on paper; ōban nishiki-e; triptych

Dimensions (H x W x D)

left sheet: 14 3/8 in x 9 5/8 in; center sheet: 14 3/8 in x 9 1/2 in; right sheet: 14 5/16 in x 9 15/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

seal: saru jû aratame (examined in the 10th month of the year of the monkey)

signature: Ikkeisai Yoshiiku giga (drawn in fun)

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

Gift of Drs. Louis and Annette Kaufman

Accession Number

83.67.1a-c

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

oban

relief printing

relief prints

triptychs

woodcuts

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