5 - 7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 10,625
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 10,000
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Mongaku Shonin (Endo Morito 1120 -1199) under the Nachi waterfall, performing penance for the accidental murder of his lover Kesa Gozen, is encouraged to persevere by the Buddhist deity Fudo Myoo [the guardian of waterfalls] with his flaming sword, and his doji [acolytes] Kongara and Seitaka, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, kiri seal, published by Sumiyoshiya Masagoro, censors' seals Kinugasa and Murata, very good impression, colours and condition
Vertical oban tate-e triptych
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