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One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Water Margin: Katsuenra Genshôshichi

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Utagawa Kuniyoshi, One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Water Margin: Katsuenra Genshôshichi, 1827/1830, color woodblock print on paper; nishiki-e, Museum Purchase: Funds provided by Travers Hill Polak, public domain, 2012.59.1

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Title

One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Water Margin: Katsuenra Genshôshichi

Related Titles

display title: One of the 800 Valiant Heroes of Our Country’s Water Margin: Katsuenra Genshôshichi

original language: 水滸傳濠傑百八人之個: 活閽羅阮小七

series (translated): One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Water Margin, One by One

transliterated: Tsūzoku Suikoden gōketsu hyakuhachinin no ichinin: Katsuenra Genshōshichi

Artist

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797-1861)

Related People

publisher: Kagaya Kichibei (Japanese, active ca. 1851-1902)

Date

1827/1830

Medium

color woodblock print on paper; nishiki-e

Catalogue Raisonné

Kuniyoshi Project S2a.7

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image/sheet: 14 5/8 in x 9 7/8 in

Inscriptions & Markings

inscription: [lengthy description of scene], printed in black, top center Language: Japanese

publisher's mark: Kichi Ryōgoku Kagaya 吉 両国 加ゞや, bottom right corner Language: Japanese

censor's mark: kiwame 極, printed in black, lower right Language: Japanese Description: 極 printed inside black circular cartouche

signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎國芳画 (Picture [by] Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi), printed in black, center left Language: Japanese

series title: Tsûzoku suikoden gôketsu hyakuhachinin no ichinin 水滸傳濠傑百八人之個 (108 Heroes of the Popular Water Margin, One by One), printed in black within a rectangular red-bordered cartouche, upper right Language: Japanese

title: Katsuenra Genshōshichi 活閽羅阮小七 (Living King Yama Ruan Xiaoqi), printed in black ink within a narrow yellow-bordered cartouche, upper right Language: Japanese

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

Museum Purchase: Funds provided by Travers Hill Polak

Accession Number

2012.59.1

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

musha-e

paper

relief printing

relief prints

warriors

woodcuts

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