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    Sale 7432

    Japanese Prints, including The B.W. Robinson Collection

    7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 627

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

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    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

    Honcho sanotokoshi, the samurai Fuwa Banzaemon hiding in the grounds of a deserted temple tries with an ingenious device in the shape of an inflatable ghost to frighten Nagoya Sanzaburo, his rival in love, and his companion Umanosuke, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, kiri seal, published by Kagaya Yasubei, censors' seals Fuku and Muramatsu, date seal Rat 6 (1852), very good impression, colours and condition
    Oban tate-e triptych


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