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Mitate Sangoku-shi bairin ni asondeshuen o tanoshimu zu: P.76-1999

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mitate Sangoku-shi bairin ni asondeshuen o tanoshimu zu
Translated as: Parody of Romance of the Three Kingdoms: Picture of Enjoying a Banquet in the Plum Orchard


Designer: Kunisada, Utagawa
Publisher: Ebisuya Shôshichi
Blockcutter: Yokokawa Takejirô




Triptych. Actors unidentified.


History note: Private collection, Boston; Israel Goldman

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam with the aid of the MGC Purchase Grant Fund and the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 3 ôban sheets mm

Place(s) associated

  • Edo ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1999) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


19th century
Production date: AD 1859-01

School or Style


Materials used in production

Coloured ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper

Techniques used in production

Colour printing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Toyokuni ga
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Ebisuya Shôshichi
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Publisher's mark
  • Text: Yokokawa Hori-Take/Hori**
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Blockcutter's seal
  • Text: 1859/1
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.76-1999
Primary reference Number: 9469
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 February 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 February 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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