7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,875
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
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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