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    Sale 7432

    Japanese Prints, including The B.W. Robinson Collection

    7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 576

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

    Price Realised  


    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
    Neko no ateji [Words Made by Cats] set in a cartouche of an octopus and a net
    Ta-ko [Octopus]

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

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