On impressions of this print that have not been so severely trimmed at the right, the pronunciation of the hero's name is clearly glossed as Koshibe no Sugaru; but the modern reading of the name is Chiisakobe no Sugaru.
Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画
Bequest of Maxim Karolik
Japanese, Edo period, about 1834–35 (Tenpô 5–6)
Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S1c.2, photo p. 12
Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 25.3 cm (14 5/16 x 9 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper