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    Sale 7432

    Japanese Prints, including The B.W. Robinson Collection

    7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 613

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

    Price Realised  

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
    Ujigawa kassen no zu [The Battle at the Uji River]

    The Minamoto generals Kajiwara Kagesue, Sasaki Takatsuna and Hatakayama Shigetada swimming with their horses across the Uji River to attack the forces of the renegade Minamoto Yoshinaka, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, kiri seal, published by Enshuya Hikobei, censors' seals Kinugasa and Yoshimura, very good impression, colours and condition
    Oban tate-e triptych


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    Literature

    B.W.Robinson, Kuniyoshi, The Warrior Prints (Oxford, 1982), pl.60