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

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Oo, itai [Ouch! That hurts!], from the series Sankai mededtai zue [Celebrated treasures of mountains and seas], signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, published by Tsutaya Kichizo, very good impression and colour, small holes restored
Oban tate-e (36 x 24.8cm.)

Lot Essay

For another impression in the collection of the British Museum see www.britishmuseum.org, registration number 2008,3037.02105

This series features half-length portraits of different classes and occupations, paired with inset pictures of well-known regional products, done by Kuniyoshi's pupils.

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