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Kunisada sigend Sumō Prints
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last updated:

06/16/17

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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: Ōnomatsu (阿武松),
in makuuchi league since 1822, name used 1827-35, retired 1835














size: ōban
date: c. 1835
ref: N46

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Inazuma [Raigorō] (稲妻),
in makuuchi league since 1824, name used 1824-39, retired 1839














size: ōban
date: c. 1835
ref: L124

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

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















size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

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














size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N43

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Tachibana (?) Tomigorō (立花(?)冨五郎),
nd
 















size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N3

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. 1840
ref: N127

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: xヶ嶽x之助 (unread)
 
















size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N3

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

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














size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

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














size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N1

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: N1

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

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














size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N1

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Sadogatake (x)gorō (佐渡ヶ嶽(x)五郎),
in jūryō league since 1839
 















size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N43

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

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














size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: L125

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Nishiki Ryūtarō (錦竜田郎),
in makuuchi league since 1833, name used 1826-38, retired in 1840
 














size: ōban
date: c. 1838
ref: L126

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Chitosegawa Otomatsu (千年川音松),
in makuuchi league since 1841, name used 1841-47, retired in 1847











size: ōban
date: c. 1841
ref: N1

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. 1841
ref: N68

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Itadaki Seigorō (頂清五郎),

 















size: ōban
date: c. 1842
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

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














size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N113

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

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














size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N113

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Aioi Matsugorō (相生松五郎),
in makuuchi league since 1840, name used 1832-45, retired in 1845














size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N118

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Arakuma Gorōji (荒熊五良治),
in makuuchi league since 1846, name used 1843-46, retired in 1859















size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Kanameishi Shūta (要石周太),
in makuuchi league since 1841, name used 1843-48, retired in 1848














size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N1

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Kurokumo Ryūgorō (黒雲竜五郎),
in makuuchi league since 1843, name used 1840-47, retired in 1847














size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N127

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Mitsuuroko Ryūhachi (三ッ鱗竜八),
in makuuchi league since 1843, name used 1843-46, retired in 1847














size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N127

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Tomozuna Kajinosuke (友綱楫之助),
in makuuchi league since 1838, name used 1843-45, retired in 1851
















size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Nawabari Tsunaemon (縄張綱右エ門),
only in jūryō league, name used 1839-50, retired in 1850















size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: N113

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Kimigatake Sukesaburō (君ヶ嶽助三郎),
in jūryō league 1841-47, in makuuchi league since 1847, name used 1841-54, retired in 1854
 














size: ōban
date: c. 1843
ref: L126

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

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














size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Namiwatari Yotoshichi (浪渡四十七),
in makuuchi league since 1844, name used 1844-45, retired in 1854
 














size: ōban
date: c. 1844
ref: L126

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Kumosayama Tetsunosuke (雲早山鉄之助),
in makuuchi league since 1848, name used 1844-55, retired in 1855
 













size: ōban
date: c. 1844
ref: L126

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Takewari xxji (竹破xx治),
in makuuchi league since 1844, name used 1844-58, retired in 1858
 













size: ōban
date: c. 1844
ref: N91

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Isoarashi Hirokichi (五十嵐廣吉), i.e. Isoarashi Yotoshichi (五十嵐四十七),
in jūryō league under this name 1843 and 1844; than as Namiwatari Yotoshichi (and ohter names) in makuuchi league

the Kita temple in Edo











size: ōban
date: c. 1844
ref: many thanks to Frank Milner for the image

The following print is an ireki; signed 'Kunisada' so it should be desigend before 1844,
but the name and the career of the depicted wrestler clearly indicate that it was re-cut about  1847.

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Kaigatake Ryūemon (階ヶ嶽龍右衛門),
in jūryō league since 1847, in makuuchi league since 1848, name used 1847-1854 and 1856-57















size: ōban
date: c. 1847
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga
wrestlers from left: Takaneyama Seiemon, yokoyzuna Shiranui Dakuemon (不知火諾右衛門), Kurokumo Ryūgorō (黒雲竜五郎) (all of the Higo stable)
size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N43
series: 勧進大相撲八景, Kanjin ōzumo hakkei bashoiri no zu, Eight views of Sumō-wrestling

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga
wrestlers from left: nd, Iwamigata (岩見潟), Kurokumo (黒雲), nd, Shiranui (不知火)
size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N88

signature: Kōchōrō  Kunisada ga
wrestlers from right: Sekinoto (関ノ戸), Aioi (相生), Tsurugizan (劔山), Takekuma (武隈)
size: ōban
date: c. 1840
ref: N81
signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga
wrestlers from left: Tsuneyama (常山), Otowayama (音羽山), Koyanagi (小柳), Kagamiiwa (鏡岩), Inagawa (猪名川)
date: c. 1843
ref: N82

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga
wrestlers from left: Kashiwado (柏戸), Arauma (荒馬), Koshinoumi (越の海), Goyoboku (御用木), Mitsuuroko (三ツ鱗)
date: c. 1843
ref: N82

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