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A man hunches over as he carries the end of an oar. He is barefoot and wears robes in several bright patterns. A sword is visible at his right hip. One of his legs is raised as if to take a step. The background behind him is water.<br /><br />
This is the center panel of a triptych (with 2011/2.193.1 and 2011/2.193.3).<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Sendō Matsuemon jitsu wa Higuchi no Jirō; Kuniyoshi ga (Artist's signature); To (Publisher's seal); Hama, Magome (Censor's seals)<br />
 
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
Alphabetical Tales of Glory and Decline: Nakamura Utaemon IV as Higuchi no Jirō Disguised as the Boatman Matsuemon
1849 – 1852
Gift of Sharlynn and Andrew Circo, in memory of Sotokichi Katsuizumi
2011/2.193.2
In this print, a woman looks behind her from the floor on her hands and knees.  Her feet are bare.  She wears a brown plaid robe and blue sash.  A wooden sword is on the floor near her hands.  The sliding screens in the background are painted with trees and flowers against a blue background.<br />
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Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Kuniyoshi ga; Publisher’s seal: Hon, Edo, Sen’ichi; Ohatsu, Iwai Shijaku<br />
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This is the center panel of a triptych (with 2013/1.511.1 and 2013/1.511.3).
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
Iwai Shijaku [I] as Ohatsu ( central leaf of triptych)
1822 – 1844
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.511.2
The woman standing in this print wears a brown robe with a blue and green sash.  She holds a wooden sword close to her chin.  The sliding screens in the background are painted with trees and flowers against a blue background.<br />
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Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Kuniyoshi ga; Publisher’s seal: Hon, Edo, Sen’ichi; Censor’s seal: Kiwame; Iwafuji, Ichikawa Ebizō<br />
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This is the right panel of a triptych (with 2013/1.511.1 and 2013/1.511.2)
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
Ichikawa Ebizô as Iwafuji (right leaf of triptych)
1820 – 1840
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.511.3
The woman in this print wears a brown and white striped robe, bordered in blue.  Her sash is blue with orange flowers.  She blocks the top of an umbrella, partially visible at the edge of the panel, with her left hand.  A sword is visible at her waist.  Flowers bloom in branches above her.<br /><br />
This is the left panel of a diptych, of which UMMA has one.<br />
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Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Kuniyoshi ga; Publisher’s seal: Kin, Sōshūya; Censor’s seal: kiwame; Ohatsu, Iwai Shijaku
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
Iwai Shijaku [I] as Ohatsu, carrying an umbrella and a sword
1822 – 1844
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.513

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
Unidentified actors as Adachi Gen'emon and Otoki, in Kyôya (pair with 2003/1.515.1)
1847 – 1848
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.515.1

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
A pair of unidentified actors
1847 – 1853
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.518

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
Watanaba Tsuna in a storm
1827 – 1845
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.520

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
Onoe Kikugorô [III] as Osome, with a dog
1830 – 1845
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.521

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
Twenty-four Japanese Paragons of Filial Piety: Chûjôhime
1838 – 1848
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Mary L. Herbst
1974/1.101
In this print, a woman wields a folded fan above her head.  She wears an elaborate robe in blue, red, and orange and white stockings. The sliding screens in the background are painted with trees and flowers against a blue background. <br />
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Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Kuniyoshi ga; Publisher’s seal: Hon, Edo, Sen’ichi; Censor’s seal: Kiwame; Onoe, Onoe Eizaburō<br />
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This is the left panel of a triptych (with 2013/1.511.2 and 2013/1.511.3).
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
Onoe Eizaburô as Lady Onoe; robe decorated with Genji crests (left leaf of a triptych)
1831 – 1832
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.511.1

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
Unidentified actor as Kaku Kosan (?)
1849 – 1851
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.514
In this print, a woman squats on a beach, holding a shell out in her right hand.  She is barefoot, wearing an orange robe with a turquoise border.  At her feet are several shells and a basket, and a wave rises up behind her.  Green mountains are visible in the background.<br />
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Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Kuniyoshi ga; Publisher’s seal: Kawashō; Censor’s seal: Kiwame; Kewaizaka no Shōshō
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
Iwai Shijaku [I] as the keisei (courtesan) ..., by the seashore, in the series Spring Scenery ...
1822 – 1844
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.519
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