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    Sale 7432

    Japanese Prints, including The B.W. Robinson Collection

    7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 550

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

    Price Realised  

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
    Ryuku neko no tawamure [Fashionable Cat Frolics]

    Four designs from the series caricaturing actors in their roles in current theatrical productions, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, kiri seal, published by Yamamotoya Heikichi, censors' seals Muramatsu and Yoshimura, very good impressions, colours and condition, some with worm damage in margin
    Oban tate-e (4)


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    One of these is illustrated in Robert Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts, (Amsterdam, 1998), no.233

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