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    Sale 7432

    Japanese Prints, including The B.W. Robinson Collection

    7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 581

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

    Price Realised  

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
    From the series Toto Fujimi Sanjurokkei [Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji from the Eastern Capital]
    Sumida zutsumi [The Sumida Embankment]

    A rare design of two men on an embankment pointing out Mt. Fuji which appears through the mist, a design showing yet again Kuniyoshi's interest in Western techniques, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, published by Murataya Jirobei, censor's seal Mura, good impression, colours and condition
    Oban yoko-e


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    Literature

    Robert Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts (Amsterdam, 1998), no.220