number11006-03
print titleDōke daruma asobi [Zazenmame]
series titleDōke daruma asobi
series descriptionThere are at least three ōban prints of the daruma-series.
sizeōban, vertical
artistKuniyoshi
signatureIchiyūsai Kuniyoshi giga
artist`s sealYoshikiri-in
era nameKōka 4
year of publication1847/3
year of publication3rd, month in 1847
censor’s sealYoshimura, Muramatsu
publisherOkaei
engraver(Horimasa)
inscriptionhōsō yoke naru / daruma no nayose / amata daruma no sono naka de / iji no kitanai gesu na daruma wa soba to udon o kuinigete ore ni o-ashi ga aru mono ka yabureta kabe o / niran de wa / sue nya satori hiraite / isshū hirometa / zazen-mame meshi no sai

Fending off the pox
Protection through Daruma
character is bad and Daruma is a vulgar guy
the soba and udon are skipping the tab
staring at the dirty wall
to reach enlightenment
spreading the one teaching
zazen beans
side dish to a rice meal
image descriptionThree figures wearing a traditional monch's frock: a man drinking sake, a woman playing the shamisen, a man listening to her play.
interpretationThe following actors are displayed as Daruma:
right: Ichimura Uzaemon XII
centre: Ichikawa Danjūrō VIII
left: Onoe Kikujirō II
collectionKotobuki
reference-
copyrightKotobuki
image categorygiga, yakusha-e
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