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In Toyora Village, Koshibe no Sugaru Captures a Thunder Monster (Koshibe no Sugaru Toyora no sato ni rai o torau)

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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

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

Japanese, Edo period, about 1834–35 (Tenpô 5–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

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.)

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Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper