KUNIYOSHI  (1797-1861).The ronin Tsunenari

KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861).The ronin Tsunenari

Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Subject: The ronin Hayano Wasuke Tsunenari piercing a black chest with his spear.
Series: Seichu gishi den (Biographies of Loyal and Righteous Samurai s.c the forty-seven ronin). Print no. 35.
Signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga and Kiri seal.
Date: 1847-8. Censors seals Mera and Murata.
Publisher: Ebiya Rinnosuke.
Size: Oban tate-e, 37x25,6 cm
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: Basil W. Robinson. Kuniyoshi The Warrior-prints. Oxford, 1982, S53, no. 35. David R. Weinberg. Kuniyoshi. The faithful samurai. Amsterdam, 2000, no. I.35.
Conditions: Fine impression and colour, very good conditions.
Item no: C 626
Price: Euro 450
Status: Available