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Maker(s):Utagawa Kunihiro
Culture:Japanese (active ca. 1815–1843)
Title:Untitled (Monkey dressed as a Shinto priest)
Date Made:ca. 1820-1830
Materials:woodblock print
Measurements:overall: 4 3/16 in x 5 3/8 in; 10.6 cm x 13.7 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2005.233
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

surimono, koban

Label Text:
As a privately commissioned work ('surimono'), this print bears no identifying markings aside from the artist's signature and lower-right, which reads "Kunihiro ga" ('drawn by Kunihiro'). The publisher is most likely Tenmaya Kihei (active ca. 1816–1860), of the Osaka-based firm "Kinkadō."

animals; costume; fans; flowers; hills; monkeys; priests; Shinto

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