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    Sale 7432

    Japanese Prints, including The B.W. Robinson Collection

    7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 626

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

    Price Realised  


    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
    Sanuki-no-in kenzoku o shite Tametomo o sukuu zu [The Tengu Come to the Rescue of Tametomo off the Coast of Sanuki]

    A host of tengu fly to the rescue after Tametomo's ship had been attacked by a giant fish, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, kiri seal, published by Sumiyoshiya Masagoro, censors' seals Mera and Watanabe, good impression, colours and condition, some fading and wear
    Oban tate-e triptych

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    For other impressions of this design see Juzo Suzuki, Utagawa Kuniyoshi Exhibition Catalogue (Tokyo, 1996), no.68 and Robert Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts (Amsterdam, 1998), no.89

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