7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,375
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Dan-no ura tatakai no zu [The End of the Battle of Dan no Ura]
Tomomori, attended by Sagami Goro and Tenji no Tsubone, knowing that the battle is lost, ties himself to a massive anchor and prepares to throw himself into the sea, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, kiri seal, published by Kogaya Katsugoro, censor's seal Yoshimura, good impression, colours and condition
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B.W.Robinson, Kuniyoshi, The Warrior Prints (Oxford, 1982), pl.49
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