KUNIYOSHI  (1797-1861).The ronin Tadao

KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861).The ronin Tadao

Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Subject: The ronin Otaka Genko Tadao fighting with his spear.
Series: Seichu gishi den (Biographies of Loyal and Righteous Samurai s.c the forty-seven ronin). Print no. 14.
Signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga and Kiri seal.
Date: 1847-8. Censors seals Mera and Murata
Publisher: Ebiya Rinnosuke.
Size: Oban tate-e, 36,5x24,9 cm (24,3 cm on top)
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: Basil W. Robinson. Kuniyoshi The Warrior-prints. Oxford, 1982, S53, no. 14. David R. Weinberg. Kuniyoshi. The faithful samurai. Amsterdam, 2000, no. I.14.
Conditions: Very good impression, colour and conditions, narrow on top.
Item no: C 610
Price: Euro 300
Status: Available