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    Sale 7432

    Japanese Prints, including The B.W. Robinson Collection

    7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 616

    Utagawa Kunisada (1786 - 1865)
    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

    Price Realised  

    Utagawa Kunisada (1786 - 1865)
    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)
    A dai-oban surimono of the actors Ichikawa Danjuro VII (Ebizo V) and Nakamura Utaemon IV (Shikan IV) as sumo wrestlers separated by an umpire's fan, signed Oju (by request) Toyokuni and Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, very good impression, colours and condition, slight soiling; and a group of thirteen shikishiban surimono depicting various subjects, varying impressions, colours and condition
    Various sizes (14)


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    Literature

    Robert Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts (Amsterdam, 1998), p.245, (for the first)