KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861). A woman with a stone. (Sold)
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Subject: A woman holding a large stone. In the top inset is depicted the wrestler Matano Kagehisa (d.1183)
Series: E-kyōdai yaso sugata (Eighty forms of "Images compared").
Signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga. Artist seal kiri.
Date: 1845 ca.
Publisher: Ebiya Rinnosuke.
Size: Oban tate-e, 36,5x24,4 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: Another impression is illustrated in Iwariki and Newland, Kuniyoshi Japanese master of imagined worlds. Leiden 2013, no. 74. The print is from a rare series listed in Basil W. Robinson, Kuniyoshi. London, 1961, p. 46, n. 104.
Conditions: Very good impression, color and conditions.
Item no: B 297