Artist:Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Medium: Color woodblock print on paper
Dimensions: 14 5/8 x 10 1/16 in. (37.1 x 25.6 cm)
Accession Number: 76.151.27
Catalogue Description: Page from the series entitled "Jidai Mo Iu Ataru Shiranami" in Japanese series ("Notorious Thieves of the Day"). Thief, Kasafube Koso fuji (?), shown standing in front of a large section of a tree trunk holding a large knife in his right hand and wiping it off with a white cloth in his left. The figure is dressed in a short dark blue coat decorated with a repeated design of the heads of horned "oni". Blue-green background. Some mica and gauffrage. Condition: Good. Needed to be rematted, but was rematted on 6/1/79.