KUNIYOSHI  (1797-1861).The ronin Hidetomo

KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861).The ronin Hidetomo

Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Subject: The ronin Onodera Junai Hidetomo shading his eyes while leaning on one knee.
Series: Seichu gishi den (Biographies of Loyal and Righteous Samurai s.c the forty-seven ronin). Print no. 9.
Signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga and Kiri seal.
Date: 1847-8. Censors seals Mera and Murata.
Publisher: Ebiya Rinnosuke.
Size: Oban tate-e, 36,5x25,2 cm
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: Basil W. Robinson. Kuniyoshi The Warrior-prints. Oxford, 1982, S53, no. 9. David R. Weinberg. Kuniyoshi. The faithful samurai. Amsterdam, 2000, no. I.9.
Conditions: Fine impression and colour, very good conditions.
Item no: C 605
Price: Euro 500
Status: Available