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Daichûnagon Yorimoto, Kiichi Hôgen: P.69-1999

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Daichûnagon Yorimoto, Kiichi Hôgen
Translated as: Daichûnagon Yorimoto, Kiichi Hôgen
Mitate sanjû-rokkasen no uchi
Translated as: Parody of the Thirty-six Immortals of Poetry


Designer: Kunisada, Utagawa
Publisher: Iseya Kanekichi
Blockcutter: Yokokawa Takejirô




Ichikawa Ebizô V as Kiichi Hôgen from the Kikubatake act of Kiichi Hôgen Sanryaku no Maki, juxtaposed with a poem by Daichûnagon Yorimoto. Colour print from woodblocks, Toyokuni ga. Iseya Kanekichi. Watanabe & Yoneyoshi. Yokokawa Hori-Take. 1852/11


History note: Private collection, Boston; Israel Goldman

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam with the aid of the MGC Purchase Grant Fund and the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: ôban mm

Place(s) associated

  • Edo ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1999) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1852-11

School or Style


Materials used in production

Coloured ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper

Techniques used in production

Colour printing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Toyokuni ga
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Iseya Kanekichi
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Publisher's mark
  • Text: Yokokawa Hori-Take
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Blockcutter's seal
  • Text: Watanabe & Yoneyoshi
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Censor's seal
  • Text: 1852/11
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.69-1999
Primary reference Number: 9462
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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