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Maker(s):Tsukioka Yoshitoshi; Funazu Chūjirō, publisher
Culture:Japanese (1839–1892); Japanese (active ca. 1877–1882)
Title:Momotarō ('Momotarō') and The Shape of a Padded Kimono ('Tanzen sugata'), from an untitled series known as "Sketches by Yoshitoshi" ('Yoshitoshi ryakuga')
Date Made:1882
Materials:polychrome woodblock print
Measurements:overall: 13 7/8 in x 9 3/16 in; 35.2 cm x 23.3 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2005.201
Credit Line:Gift of William Green

giga; nishiki-e; two chūban printed on an uncut vertical ōban

Label Text:
The upper chūban is signed at lower-right "Yoshitoshi giga" ('humorously drawn by Yoshitoshi') and bears the artist's seal, which reads "Taiso" ('great resurrection'), a term used by the artist after recovering from a nervous breakdown he experienced in 1871–1872. The lower chūban is signed at lower-right and bears the artist's seal; both read "Yoshitoshi."

adults; animals; birds; boys; children; dogs; fashion; figures; flowers; folklore; kimonos; monkeys; signs; swords; text; trees

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