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Sashu Tsukahara setchu 佐州塚原雪中 (In the Snow at Tsukahara, Sado Island) / Koso go-ichidai ryakuzu 高祖御一代略圖 (Concise Illustrated Biography of Monk Nichiren)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2008,3037.12110

  • Title (object)

    • Sashu Tsukahara setchu 佐州塚原雪中 (In the Snow at Tsukahara, Sado Island)

    Title (series)

    • Koso go-ichidai ryakuzu 高祖御一代略圖 (Concise Illustrated Biography of Monk Nichiren)
  • Description

    Woodblock print, oban yoko-e. Buddhist monk Nichiren making his way through the snow up a hillside during his exile on Sado island.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1835 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 24.8 centimetres
    • Width: 37 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi hitsu
      • Inscription Translation

        Drawn by Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi
      • Inscription Comment

        artist's
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Iseya Rihei
      • Inscription Comment

        publisher's
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        kiwame
      • Inscription Comment

        censor's
  • Curator's comments

    See:- Robinson 1982, S6 no. 10; Bidwell 1980, no. 31 and 33; Springfield 1968, no. 17; Ukiyo-e taikei 1974, no. 31; Hillier 1976, no. 836; Riccar 1978, nos 184-6; Springfield 1980, nos 31-3; Amsterdam 1984, no. 215; Keyes 1984, pl. 131; HUT vol. 12, 1988, BW no. 133; MSU 1991, no. 62; TNM 1991, no. 181; Suzuki 1992, no. 183; Baur 1994, no. G365; Nihon Ukiyo-e Kyokai 1995, no. 161; Mainichi Shinbunsha 1995, no. 179; Nagoya 1996, no. 90; Amsterdam 1998, no. 208; Isao 2008, p. 51

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  • Bibliography

    • Clark 2009 87 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    2009 Mar-Jun, London, Royal Academy, Kuniyoshi: From the Arthur R. Miller Collection
    2010 Mar-Jun, New York, Japan Society, Graphic Heroes, Magic Monsters: Japanese Prints by Utagawa Kuniyoshi from the Arthur R. Miller Collection

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2008

  • Acquisition notes

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

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2008,3037.12110

  • Additional IDs

    • 12110 (Miller Collection number)
    • 2008,AFBMLoan,2.34 (AFBM Loan Number)
Woodblock print, oban yoko-e. Monk Nichiren making his way through the snow up a hillside during his exile on Sado island.

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Woodblock print, oban yoko-e. Monk Nichiren making his way through the snow up a hillside during his exile on Sado island.

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