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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (歌川国貞) / Toyokuni III (三代豊国)

Print: Ichimura Uzaemon XIII (市村羽左衛門) as Sashichi of Kiyotaki
(Kiyotaki no Sashichi - 清滝の佐七) from the series
A Modern Shuihuzhuan (Kinsei Suikoden - 近世水滸伝)

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Dates: 1862,created
Dimensions: 9.6 in,14.5 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print
Inscription:

Signed: Kiō Toyokuni ga
(old man Toyokuni drew this picture - 喜翁豊国画) Publisher: Iseya Kanekichi
(Marks 145 - seal 21-059)
Carver: Horikō Kokin (彫工小金)
Combined censor and date seal: aratame and 7/1862

Related links: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Waseda University ; Ritsumeikan University; Tokyo Metropolitan Library;

Physical description:

This print is from a series of more than 40 images. The text is by Kanagaki Robun (1829-94). The slightly trimmed name, 仮名垣魯文, is seen along the left side of this print.

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The man's tattoo shows an eagle among pine trees. Over his left shoulder is what appears to be tenugui or hand towel - or perhaps it is the upper part of his robe - decorated with a black carp leaping up the roiling waters of a waterfall.