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Roshi Ensei 浪子燕青 (Yan Qing) / Tsuzoku Suikoden goketsu hyakuhachinin no hitori 通俗水滸傳濠傑百八人一個 (One of the 108 Heroes of the Popular Water Margin)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2008,3037.10044

  • Title (object)

    • Roshi Ensei 浪子燕青 (Yan Qing)

    Title (series)

    • Tsuzoku Suikoden goketsu hyakuhachinin no hitori 通俗水滸傳濠傑百八人一個 (One of the 108 Heroes of the Popular Water Margin)
  • Description

    Woodblock print, oban tate-e. Yan Qing armed with a thick pole covered in cloth, defeats a rival's pupil at a wrestling match. He is heavily tattooed with lion and peony motifs.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1827-1830
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 37.4 centimetres
    • Width: 25.5 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga
      • Inscription Translation

        Drawn by Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi
      • Inscription Comment

        artist's
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Kagaya Kichiemon
      • Inscription Comment

        publisher's
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        kiwame
      • Inscription Comment

        censor's
  • Curator's comments

    See:- Robinson, 1982, S2 no. 51, Riccar no. 33; Klompmakers 1998, no. 44

  • Subjects

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Shuihu zhuhan
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2008

  • Acquisition notes

    Credit line: Gift of Prof. Arthur R. Miller, on loan from the American Friends of the British Museum.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2008,3037.10044

  • Additional IDs

    • 10044 (Miller Collection number)
Woodblock print, oban tate-e. Yan Qing armed with a thick pole covered in cloth, defeats a rival's pupil at a wrestling match. Ensei is heavily tattooed with lion and peony motifs.

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Woodblock print, oban tate-e. Yan Qing armed with a thick pole covered in cloth, defeats a rival's pupil at a wrestling match. Ensei is heavily tattooed with lion and peony motifs.

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