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"Ouch!" (Itai)/ Giant octopus from Nameri River in Etchû, from the series Sankai medetai zue

No. 07 in the series.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (main design); Yoshitori ga (inset)

Provenance

October 2005, acquired online through Rolf M. Degener, Meerbusch, Germany, by Sue Cassidy Clark, New York; 2011, gift of Sue Cassidy Clark to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Sue Cassidy Clark in honor of Sarah E. Thompson

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 5), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Hiraki Ukiyo-e Foundation, Nyan to mo neko darake/ Cats of Many Varieties (2012), #67; Iwakiri 2011, #226

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.1 x 25.4 cm (15 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1724

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints