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

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Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
The Uesugi clan general Amakasu Omi no kami in profile wielding a naginata, from the series Kawanakajima hyaku yusho no uchi [One hundred generals, brave at battle, at Kawanakajima], signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, published by Yamashiroya Heisuke, good impression and colour, horizontal centrefold, backed and slightly trimmed
Oban tate-e (35.9 x 24.5cm.)

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For another impression see Robert Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts: Japanese Prints by Kuniyoshi (1797-1861), p.65
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