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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 669

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

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    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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