May 2, 2017

Collection Name: Scott Skinner Collection

Collection Number: 4939

Post Type: Article

This item was entered by Henk2 Jordaan. They assume full responsibility for all content.

Artist or Author: Kunitoshi

Creation Year: 1883

Length: 14.06 inches

Width: 9.08 inches


An 8 panel Ukiyo-E showing comedic scenes from 18th century Japan
(panels described from upper left to lower right)
1. Policeman pointing at a boy tied up in the kite line of a Daruma Edo-kite, boy behind the policeman holding a read sun Edo.
2. Man tripping while pulling a rick-shaw, throwing letters
3. Man falling out of his chair, being spilled on by server
4. Large man falling on his back side off a bench
5. Man having top knot pulled by a monkey, on the back of another traveler with boy
6. 2 men with bamboo beating 2 dogs fighting in market place
7. Man with umbrella pushing boy back whose taking his hat with a pole
8. Boy hitting dog with bamboo, whose pulling a rick-shaw while man yells

Geographic: Japan

Materials: Paper

Significance: Art, Cultural, Historical

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