7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Minamoto no Ushiwakamaru and Kisanda being summoned by one of Joruri-hime's maids while Joruri herself, the daughter of the Taira Clan's chief strategist and the great love of Ushiwakamura's life, can be seen through an open window playing the koto, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, kiri seal, published by Ibaya Kyubei, censor's seal Watari, block-cutter Renkichi, fine impression, colours, good condition, small binding holes, slightly trimmed at top
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