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    Sale 7432

    Japanese Prints, including The B.W. Robinson Collection

    7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 577

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

    Price Realised  


    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
    Neko no ateji [Words Made by Cats] set in a cartouche of two catfish and a net
    Na-ma zu [Catfish]

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

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