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Tengan Isobei 天眼磯兵衞 / Honcho Suikoden goyu happyakunin no hitori 本朝水滸傳豪傑八百人一個 (One of the Eight Hundred Heroes of the Water Margin of Japan)

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • Tengan Isobei 天眼磯兵衞

    Title (series)

    • Honcho Suikoden goyu happyakunin no hitori 本朝水滸傳豪傑八百人一個 (One of the Eight Hundred Heroes of the Water Margin of Japan)
  • Description

    Woodblock print, oban tate-e. The tattooed Tengan Isobei throwing Yasha Arashi in a wrestling bout.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1830-1832
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 37.2 centimetres
    • Width: 25 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga
      • Inscription Translation

        Drawn by Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi
      • Inscription Comment

        artist's (in gourd-shaped cartouche)
      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Kagaya Kichiemon
      • Inscription Comment

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Transliteration

      • Inscription Comment

  • Curator's comments

    See:- Robinson 1982, S4 no. a17

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Honcho Suikoden
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Credit Line: Gift of Prof. Arthur R. Miller to the American Friends of the British Museum

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  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 02811 (Miller Collection number)


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