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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 307

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

    UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861)

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    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
    Koshibe no Sugaru amidst flashes of lightning captures alive a raiju [thunder-beast] which he later presented to the Emperor, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, published by Izumiya Ichibei, very good impression, colours and condition, slight trimming; and Tsuzoku Sangokushi eiyu no ichinin [Heroes of the Popular History of the Three Kingdoms, One by One], eight designs from the series, signed Choro or Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, published by Joshuya Kinzo, kiwame seal, varying impressions, colours and condition
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