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publisher unread / unreadable / no seal -

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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, seal unread

wrestler: unread

















size: ōban
publisher: no seal
date: c. 1825
ref: L83, p. 154

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Nishiki Tatsutarō (錦龍田郎),
makuuchi league since 1833, name used ?, retired in 1839
 












size: ōban
publisher: unreadable
date: c. 1840
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

printing plate

wrestlers: unread














size: ōban
publisher: no seal
date: c. 1840
ref: N9

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: unreadable
















size: ōban
publisher: no seal
date: c. 1840
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: unread
 















size: ōban
publisher: unreadable
date: c. 1840
ref: N43

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
publisher: unreadable
date: c. 1840
ref: N118

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga (or Kunisada II ?)

wrestler: Kinryū Tarō (錦龍田郎),
nd














size: ōban
publisher: no seal
date: c. ?
ref: N43

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: unreadable
















size: ōban
publisher: unreadable
date: c. ?
ref: N80

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Kanameishi Shuta (要石周太),
in makuuchi league since 1841, name used 1836-43, retired in 1848














size: ōban
publisher: unreadable
date: c. 1841
ref: N127

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestlers: Hiodoshi (緋縅), Akitsukaze (秋津風)
















size: ōban
publisher: unreadable
date: c. 1830
ref: N127
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
publisher: no seal visible
date: c. 1841
ref: L126

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
publisher: no seal visible
date: c. 1843
ref: L126

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Kashiwado Sōgorō (柏戸宗五郎),
in makuuchi league since 1825, name used 1830-35, retired in 1835














size: ōban
publisher: unreadable
date: c. 1830
ref: N116

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Akitsukaze Okiemon (秋津風沖右衛門),
in makuuchi league since 1821, name used 1828-30, retired in 1835









size: ōban
publisher: unreadable
date: c. 1830
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō (? not readable, most probably Kunisada)

wrestler: Sekinoto Okuemon ((関ノ戸億右衛門),
in makuuchi league since 1830, name used 1831-36, retired in 1836












size: ōban
publisher: unreadable
date: c. 1830
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: unreadable

















size: ōban
publisher: unreadable
date: c. 1840
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestlers: Iwamigata [Joemon] (岩見潟[丈右衛門]), Kagamiiwa [Hamanosuke] (鏡岩[濱之助])














size: ōban
publisher: unreadable
date: c. 1843
ref: N115

The following prints are ireki; they 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 1853-55/58.

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

wrestler: Wadagahara Jinshirō (和田ヶ原甚四郎),
makuuchi league since 1853, name used 1845-60, retired in 1861














size: ōban
publisher: unreadable
date: c. 1853
ref: N113

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga

ireki or by Kunisada II

wrestler: Matsugae Kisaburō (松ヶ枝喜三郎),
makuuchi league since  1858, name used 1855-1862, retired 1866













size: ōban
publisher: unreadable
date: c. 1855
ref: N80

signature: Gototei Kunisada ga
wrestlers from left: Ōnomatsu [Midorinosuke] (阿武松[緑之助]), Inazuma [Raigorō] (稲妻[雷五郎]), nd
size: ōban
publisher: unread
date: c. 1830
ref: N103
signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga
wrestlers from left: Kumoudake Kiriemon (雲生嶽霧右エ門), Shiranui Dakuemon (不知火諾右衛門), Kurokumo Ryugorō (黒雲竜五郎)
size: ōban
publisher: unreadable
date: c. 1830
ref: N115

signature: Kōchōrō Kunisada ga
wrestlers from left: nn, Shiranui (不知火), nn
size: ōban
publisher: unreadable
date: c. 1840
ref: N80

wrestlers names unreadable but they are others than in the print above, also they heads are re-cut
ref.: L84, p. 66

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