Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

Gen Ushikawamaru Sojobo ni shitagai bujutsu o oboeru zu (Minamoto no Ushiwakamaru [Yoshitsune] attended by Kisanda, practicing fencing with the tengu in the forest at night under the direction of their king, Sojobo)

Lot 659 / Sale 2338
<i>gen ushikawamaru sojobo ni shitagai bujutsu o oboeru zu</i> (minamoto no ushiwakamaru [yoshitsune] attended by kisanda, practicing fencing with the <i>tengu</i> in the forest at night under the direction of their king, sojobo)

Price Realized $4,375
Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000

Sale Information Sale 2338
Japanese & Korean Art Including Arts of the Meiji Period
15 September 2010
New York, Rockefeller Plaza

Lot Description Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Gen Ushikawamaru Sojobo ni shitagai bujutsu o oboeru zu (Minamoto no Ushiwakamaru [Yoshitsune] attended by Kisanda, practicing fencing with the tengu in the forest at night under the direction of their king, Sojobo)
Woodcut, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga and published by Enshuya Hikobe--very good impression and color, some margins trimmed, pinhole worming
oban tate-e triptych: 15 x 10 1/8in. (38.1 x 25.7cm.), each approx. (3)

Department Information Japanese Art

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