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    Sale 7432

    Japanese Prints, including The B.W. Robinson Collection

    7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 554

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

    Price Realised  


    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
    Hakkenden no uchi, Horyukaku [The Fight at Horyukaku from the Hakkenden - The Eight Loyal Dogs of the House of Satomi]

    Inuzuka Shino defying Inukai Kempachi and his men on the roof of the Horyukaku tower of Koga castle, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, published by Izumiya Ichibei, kiwame seal, very good impression with excellent wood-graining emphasizing the dramatic sweep of the roof, some fading of colours, good condition, slight worm damage on left-hand sheet
    Oban tate-e triptych

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    For another impression see Juzo Suzuki, Utagawa Kuniyoshi Exhibition Catalogue (Tokyo, 1996), no.40

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