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Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Bungo Akagari Daido reading a scroll, from the series Dai Nippon rokujuyo-shu no uchi [The sixty-odd provinces of Japan], the dragon's eyes in mica; Kotenrai Ryoshin loading a cannon, from the series Tsuzoku Suikoden goketsu hyakuhachinin [One hundred and eight heroes of the popular Suikoden]; both signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, both good impressions and colour, the first with light staining and backed
Oban tate-e (35.8 x 24cm.) and chuban (25 x 18.3cm.) (2)

Lot Essay

For another imperssion of the first see B.W. Robinson, Kuniyoshi, The Warrior Prints (Oxford, 1982), p.124. For another impression of the second see Robert Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts (Amsterdam, 1998), p.229

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