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Shi Jin, the Nine-Dragoned (Kyûmonryû Shishin), and Chen Da, the Gorge-Leaping Tiger (Chôkanko Chintatsu), from the series The Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Suikoden (Tsûzoku Suikoden gôketsu hyaku hachinin no hitori)

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One of the first five prints designed for the series.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1827 (Bunsei 10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Klompmakers, Of Brigands and Bravery (1998), #1; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S2.41; Robinson, Kuniyoshi (1961), pl. 9

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.6 x 26.5 cm (15 3/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2100

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints