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Nuregami Chogoro 濡髦蝶五郎 / Kuniyoshi moyo shofuda tsuketari genkin otoko 国芳もよう正札附現金男 (Men of Ready Money with True Labels Attached, Kuniyoshi Style)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2008,3037.07206

  • Title (object)

    • Nuregami Chogoro 濡髦蝶五郎

    Title (series)

    • Kuniyoshi moyo shofuda tsuketari genkin otoko 国芳もよう正札附現金男 (Men of Ready Money with True Labels Attached, Kuniyoshi Style)
  • Description

    Woodblock print, oban tate-e. Nuregami Chogoro the wrestler holding a tobacco pipe; poem above.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1845
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 35.4 centimetres
    • Width: 24.2 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

        Ibaya Kyubei
      • Inscription Comment

        publisher's
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        ?
      • Inscription Comment

        block carver's
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Watari
      • Inscription Comment

        censor's
  • Curator's comments

    See:- Robinson 1982, S40 no. 1; This series of heroic bust portraits is derived from a conTenporary kabuki play ‘Shôfuda tsuki kongen kusazuri’. The backgrounds are a solid colour with a short signed poem.

  • Subjects

  • 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

    2008,3037.07206

  • Additional IDs

    • 07206 (Miller Collection number)

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