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    Sale 7432

    Japanese Prints, including The B.W. Robinson Collection

    7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 531

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

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    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
    Kusonoki Tamon Maru Masatsura at the age of seven with his companion Chikodo Maru in the garden of Kohiro slaying the malevolent badger which had transmogrified itself into the form of a Buddhist preacher, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, published by Kagaya Kichiemon, kiwame seal, very good impression, colours and condition, small worm-hole in the centre; and Hakuomaru standing in prayer before a statue of Fudo, signed Saihosha Kuniyoshi, published by Nishimuraya Yohachi, kiwame seal, very good impression, colours and condition, slight horizontal centre-fold
    Both Oban tate-e (2)


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