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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川国芳)

Print: Mikake wa koi-i tonda iku hitoda (みかけはこわいがとんだいい人だ)
"Looks Fierce But is Really Nice" from the series
Men Join to Form a Man - a modern copy

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Dates: created,1847 - 1848
Dimensions: 10.0 in,15.0 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: woodblock print
Inscription:

Signed: Ichyūsai Kuniyoshi giga
一勇斎国芳戯画
Publisher: Izutsuya Bunsuke
(Marks 184 - seal 17-016)
Censor seals: Hama and Kinugasa

Related links: National Gallery of Victoria - original version; The University of Vienna - original version; Ritsumeikan University - poor black and white image;

Physical description:

The transliteration of the text is provided by the University of Vienna: Ōzei no hito ga yotte takatte touto(u) ii hito o koshiraeta tokaku hito no koto wa hito ni shite morawaneba ii hito ni wa naranu