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    Sale 7432

    Japanese Prints, including The B.W. Robinson Collection

    7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 575

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

    Price Realised  


    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
    Neko no ateji [Words Made by Cats] set in a cartouche of a bonito fish and net
    Ka-tsu-o [Bonito]

    A series of cats wriggle themselves into shapes forming the characters for "Bonito", signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi giga [for a laugh], published by Ibaya Sensaburo, censor's seal Mura, good impression, colours and condition, vertical centre-fold
    Oban tate-e

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