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Kunisada sigend Sumō Prints
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last updated:

04/13/11

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  Kunisada signed prints


Prints are ordered by date (not strictly), possible series/sets are not considered.

For some prints I have only bad files. Sorry but for this case the bad files are better than nothing.

If you have matching information and files or better files please let me know and send them to: horstgraebner@kunisada.de

 
signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Musashigawa Daijirō (武蔵川大治郎),
in makuuchi league since 1828, name used 1826-37, retired in 1837















size: ōban
date: c. 1835
ref: L124

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Kagamiiwa Hamanosuke (鏡岩濱之助),
in makuuchi league since 1837, name used 1838-56, retired in 1856















size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N43

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Arauma Kichigorō (荒馬吉五郎),
in makuuchi league since 1841, name used 1839-54, retired in 1854














size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Iwamigata Marukiemon (岩見潟丸右ェ門), the 4th kanji is misswritten, for the correct writing see next print















size: ōban
date: c. 1842
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Iwamigata Joemon (岩見潟丈右エ門),
in makuuchi league since 1837, name used 1842-44, retired in 1850

ireki from the print above with correct name












size: ōban
date: c. 1842
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Hidenoyama Raigorō (秀ノ山雷五郎),
in makuuchi league since 1837, name used 1845-50, retired in 1850

ireki from the print above with changed name












size: ōban
date: c. 1845
ref: N127

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Tsuneyama Gorōji (常山五良治),
makuuchi league since 1843, name used 1842-56, retired in 1859
 














size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Mitateyama Todayū (三楯山藤太夫),
makuuchi league 1843-44, name used 1843-49, retired in 1849














size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N1

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Koyanagi Tsunekichi (小柳常吉),
makuuchi league since 1840, name used 1837-56, retired in 1856















size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N1

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Kyonosato Kindayū (狭布里錦太夫),
makuuchi league since 1841, name used 1841-42, retired in 1847















size: ōban
date: c. 1841
ref: N117

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Tsuneyama Gorōji (常山五郎治),
makuuchi league since 1843, name used 1842-56, retired in 1859















size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N1

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Tsurugizan Taniemon (劔山谷右ェ門),
makuuchi league since 1834, name used 1843-52, retired in 1852















size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: L124

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Kashiwado Sōgorō (柏戸宗五郎),
makuuchi league since 1841, name used 1843-47, retired in 1847















size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: L124

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Shiranui Dakuemon (不知火諾右衛門),
makuuchi league since 1837, name used ??, retired in 1844















size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Nishiki Tsukagorō (錦木塚五郎),
makuuchi league since 1839, name used 1840-42, retired in 1842















size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N145

The following prints are ireki; all are signed 'Kunisada' and bear a kiwame seal so they should be desigend before 1844,
but the names and the career of the depicted wrestlers clearly indicate that they were re-cut in 1852-61.

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Shiramayumi Hidaemon (白真弓肥太右エ門),
in makuuchi league since 1853, name used 1853-58, retired in 1868














size: ōban
date: c. 1853
ref: N82

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Hiraiwa Shichidayū (平石七太夫),
in makuuchi league since 1852, name used 1855-58, retired in 1858














size: ōban
date: c. 1855
ref: N117

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Jinmaku Kyūgorō (陣幕久五郎),
in makuuchi league since 1858, name used 1857-67, retired in 1867















size: ōban
date: c. 1858
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Komagatake Minegorō (駒ヶ嶽峰五郎),
name used 1861-62
















size: ōban
date: c. 1861
ref: N103

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Arauma Daigoō (荒馬大五郎),
in makuuchi league since 1858, name used 1857-66, retired in 1869












size: ōban
date: c. 1858
ref: N115

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