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Kunisada sigend Sumō Prints
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01/03/10

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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: 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: N3

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Hiodoshi Rikiya (緋縅力彌),
in makuuchi league since 1825, name used from 1824-1836, retired in 1836














size: ōban
date: c. 1835
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

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














size: ōban
date: c. 1835
ref: N1

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Inazuma Raigorō (稲妻雷五郎),
in makuuchi league since 1824, name used 1824-39, yokozuna from 1830-39, retired in 1839















size: ōban
date: c. 1835
ref: N2

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Nishiki Namigorō (錦木浪五郎),
makuuchi league since 1833, name used ??, retired in 1840
 













size: ōban
date: c. 1835
ref: N115

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: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

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













size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N95

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Kotozan Bunemon (湖東山文右エ門),
in makuuchi league since 1829, name used 1841-43, retired in 1845














size: ōban
date: c. 1841
ref: N127

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Waniishi Bunzō (鰐石文蔵),
makuuchi league since 1834, name used 1830-42, retired in 1852















size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N113

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Goshonoura Heidayū (御所ノ浦平太夫),
makuuchi league since 1838, name used 1839-42, retired in 1846















size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: L126

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Araiwa Kamenosuke (荒岩亀之助),
makuuchi league since 1851, name used 1840-56, retired in 1856















size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: L126

The following both 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 was re-cut in 1852-61.

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Kimenzan Tanigorō (鬼面山谷五良),
in makuuchi league since 1858, name used 1857-67, retired in 1867















size: ōban
date: c. 1857
ref: N115

same as above, other color
signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Shiranui Mitsuemon (不知火光右衛門),
in makuuchi league since 1857, name used 1857-68, retired in 1869














size: ōban
date: c. 1861
ref: L105

signature: Gototei Kunisada ga
wrestlers from left: nd, Inazuma Raigorō (稲妻雷五郎), nd
size: ōban
date: c. 1830
ref: N115

signature: Gototei Kunisada ga
wrestlers from left: Akitsukaze (秋津風), Koshigahama (越ヶ浜), nd,
Akitsukaze in makuuchi league since 1821, name used 1828-35, retired in 1835; Koshigahama in makuuchi league since 1825, name used 1824-32, retired in 1838
size: ōban
date: c. 1830
ref: N103

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga
wrestlers from left: Hiodoshi Rikiya (緋縅力弥), Ōnomatsu Midorinosuke (阿武松緑之助), Inazuma Raigoro (稲妻雷五郎)
size: ōban
date: c. 1832
ref: N1

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