7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Kawanakajima kassen [The Battle of Kassen]
The famous hand-to-hand fight between Uesugi Kenshin and Takeda Shingen, aided here by Hachikawa Zensuke, at the battle of Kawanakajima, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, kiri seal, published by Joshuya Kinzo, aratame and date seal Hare 9 (1855), block-cutter Sashichi, very good impression, and colours, edges slightly worn and soiled
Oban tate-e triptych
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