14 May 2008
SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTERS OF THE LATE B.W. ROBINSON
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
A hanging scroll, ink and colour on silk, of a standing bijin holding a letter, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga and sealed Kuniyoshi
96.5 x 38.5cm.
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