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Kunisada sigend Sumō Prints
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27/01/16

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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: Kunisada ga

wrestlers: Uzugafuchi (渦ヶ渕), Washigahama [Otoemon] (鷲ヶ浜),
Uzugafuchi in makuuchi league since 1824, name used 1828-37, retired in 1837;
Washigahama in makuuchi league since 1823, name used 1829-42, retired in 1845












size: ōban
date: c. 1830
ref: N113

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestlers: Yuranoumi [Kajigorō] (由良ノ海[楫五郎]), Aratama [Toshinosuke] (璞[歳之助]),
Yuranoumi in makuuchi league since 1828, name used 1824-37, retired in 1838;
Aratama in makuuchi league since 1824, name used 1815-34, retired in 1834

ireki from a Shunei print, see image below










size: ōban
date: c. 1830
ref: N127

signature: Shunei ga


ref: L125
signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestlers: Musashigawa [Daijirō] (武蔵川[大治郎]), Kashiwado Sogorō (柏戸[宗五郎]),
Musashigawa in makuuchi league since 1837, name used 1826-38, retired in 1838;
Kashiwado in makuuchi league since 1825, name used 1830-35, retired 1835












size: ōban
date: c. 1830
ref: N127

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestlers: Inazuma (稲妻), Ōnomatsu (阿武松)

















size: ōban
date: c. 1830
ref: L125

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestlers: Itadaki [Sennosuke] (頂[仙之助]), Azumaseki (東関)
















size: ōban
date: c. 1830
ref: L125

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Washigahama [Otoemon] (鷲ヶ浜[音右エ門])
in makuuchi league since 1823, name used 1829-42, retired in 1845














size: ōban
date: c. 1830
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Iwatoyama Mineemon (岩戸山峰右エ門),
in makuuchi league since 1825, name used 1826-31, retired in 1838














size: ōban
date: c. 1830
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Oitekaze Kitarō (逐手風喜太郎),
in makuuchi league since 1824, name used 1831-39, retired in 1839














size: ōban
date: c. 1830
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Amatsukaze Kumoemon (天津風雲右エ門),
in makuuchi league since 1837, name used 1835-39, retired in 1850














size: ōban
date: c. 1837
ref: N82

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Goyoboku Kumoemon (御用木雲右エ門),
makuuchi league since 1840, name used 1840-56, retired in 1856
 













size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N127

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: N121

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

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















size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N113

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Inagawa Masanosuke (稲川政之助),
in makuuchi league since 1836, name used 1837-46, retired in 1851















size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N113

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Washigahama Otoemon (鷲ヶ浜音右エ門),
in makuuchi league since 1823, name used 1829-42, retired in 1845















size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N106

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















size: ōban
date: c. 1842
ref: N113

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Kurokumo Ryūgorō (黒雲龍五郎),
in makuuchi league since 1843, name used 1840-47, retired in 1847















size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N82

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Kumoudake Kiriemon (雲生嶽霧右エ門),
in makuuchi league since 1842, name used 1843-50, retired in 1850














size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N82

The following prints are all ireki; all are signed 'Kunisada' and bear a kiwame seal so they should be desigend before 1843,
but the names and the career of the depicted wrestlers clearly indicate that they was re-cut in 1852-61.

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: N82

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Onogawa Saisuke (小野川才助),
in makuuchi league since 1858, name used 1861-67, retired in 1867














size: ōban
date: c. 1861
ref: N113

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Sakaigawa Namiemon (境川浪右エ門),
in makuuchi league since 1850, name used 1856-61, retired in 1861















size: ōban
date: c. 1856
ref: N81

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Unryū Hisakichi (雲龍久吉),
in makuuchi league since 1852, name used 1850-65, retired in 1865













size: ōban
date: c. 1852
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Shiranui Mitsuemon (不知火光右衛門),
in makuuchi league since 1856, name used 1857-1868, retired in 1869














size: ōban
date: c. 1857
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Onaruto Nadaemon (大鳴門灘右ェ門),
in makuuchi league since 1858, name used 1856-62, retired in 1862













size: ōban
date: c. 1858
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Onaruto Nadaemon (大鳴門灘右ェ門),
in makuuchi league since 1858, name used 1856-62, retired in 1862















size: ōban
date: c. 1858
ref: N118

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Arashika Kosuke (荒鹿幸介),
in makuuchi league since  1858, name used 1856-1858, retired in 1859















size: ōban
date: c. 1858
ref: N82

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga
wrestlers from left: nishi no kata Inazuma (西の方 稲妻), higashi no kata Ōnomatsu ? (東の方 阿武松 ?)
size: ōban
date: c. 1835
ref: N113

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga
wrestlers from left: nishi no kata Sekinoto, higashi no kata Koyanagi
size: ōban
date: c. 1835
ref: N133

signature: ōju Gototei Kunisada ga
wrestlers from top right clockwise: Ōnomatsu (阿武松), Koshigahama (越ヶ浜), Iwatoyama (岩戸山), nd, nd, Koshinoto (越ノ戸), Yuranoumi (由良ノ海), Matsuchiyama (待乳山), Musashigawa (武蔵川), Koshinoumi (越ノ海), nd, nd, Uzugafuchi [Nadagorō] (渦ヶ渕[灘五郎])
banzuke from 3/1828
size: ōban
date: 1828
ref: L124
signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga
wrestlers from left: Kashiwado (柏戸), gyōji Kimura Inosuke (行司式守伊之助), Koyanagi (小柳)
size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N127

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga
wrestlers from left: 稲妻 (Inazuma), 阿武松 (Onomatsu)
size: ōban
date: c. 1835
ref: N43

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