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Bodaichū Kodaisō attended by the Physician Shini Andōzen
  • Utagawa Kuniyoshi
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Bodaichū Kodaisō attended by the Physician Shini Andōzen, circa 1827–1830, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tsūzoku Suikoden gōketsu hyakuhachinin no hitori (The 108 Heroes of the Popular Suikoden, One by One)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 374.7 x 254 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 3/4 x 10 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of H. Lee Turner
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0001.074
Label Text

The old doctor Shini Andōzen in white and red robes is bleeding Bodaichū Kodaisō who sits at left with her chin resting on her hand. Her elbow is on a disk. The woman has red and blue robes and a butterfly tiara in her hair. Blue floor, yellow walls, scene with two sail boats, and potted plants in the upper left, visible through round window. Lacquered box with medecines and instruments at loewr right corner. Karazuri (blind printing) on Shini Andōzen's robes.