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    Sale 7432

    Japanese Prints, including The B.W. Robinson Collection

    7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 584

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

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    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
    Oban tate-e triptych


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    Literature

    B.W.Robinson, Kuniyoshi, The Warrior Prints (Oxford, 1982), pl.49