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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 651

    Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

    ICHIYUSAI KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
    From the series Kaiun shusse kohon shichifukujin [Fortunate Debut of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune], signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, published by Fujiokaya Hikotaro (Shogendo), censor's seal Mura; and approximately one hundred and thirty designs, some forming diptychs and triptychs, mainly of comic scenes, varying impressions, colours and conditions
    Various sizes


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Wednesday 7 November
    Morning session at approximately 11.45AM (Lots 651-670)
    Following the Dynamic World of Utagawa Kuniyoshi
    The B.W. Robinson Collection

    SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS OF THE LATE B.W. ROBINSON


    Literature

    The first, Robert Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts, Japanese prints by Kuniyoshi (1797-1861), (The Netherlands, 1998), p.203