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    Sale 7432

    Japanese Prints, including The B.W. Robinson Collection

    7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 587

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

    Price Realised  

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
    Soma Taro Yoshikado...., Gama Sennin, the Toad Spirit, teaching Yoshikado and his sister Takiyasha the arts of magic so that they can take revenge on their father's enemies, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, published by Ezakiya Kichibei, censor's seal Hama, very good impression, colours and condition
    Oban tate-e triptych


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    For another impression of this design see Juzo Suzuki, Utagawa Kuniyoshi Exhibition Catalogue (Tokyo, 1996), no.54

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    Literature

    B.W.Robinson, Kuniyoshi, The Warrior Prints (Oxford, 1982), pl.52