Art Meets Taboo in the Tradition of Japanese Tattoos
the right-hand sheet from an aizuri-e (all blue print) triptych; signed Ichiryusai Kuniyoshi ga, with publisher's seal Ni, Kawacho (Kawaguchiya Chozo), censor's seal Kiwame, ca. 1834
oban tate-e 13 5/8 by 9 1/8 in., 34.5 by 23.3 cm
This is the right-hand sheet of a scarce triptych found on the website of The Kuniyoshi Project (www.kuniyoshiproject.com).
Image rights: Scholten Japanese Art
Publisher: Kawaguchiya Chozo
Japanese, 1797-1861, Japan, based in Japan