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    Sale 7432

    Japanese Prints, including The B.W. Robinson Collection

    7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 595

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

    Price Realised  

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
    Shinchunagon Tomomori clasping the great anchor which has pulled him down to the sea-bed, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, published by Yamashiro Heisuke, kiwame seal, very good impression, colours and condition, slight damage top left; and the death struggle of Oto no Miya with his murderer, fine impression, good colours, horizontal centre fold, trimmed at edges
    Oban tate-e (2)


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    Literature

    B.W.Robinson, Kuniyoshi, The Warrior Prints (Oxford, 1982), pl.13 (the first)