KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861). Toshimoto. (Sold)
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Subject: Saito Toshimoto nudo Ryuhon fighting his giant enemy underwater.
Series: Taiheiki eiyuden (Heroic stories of the Taiheiki). Print no. 48.
Signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga. Artist seal kiri.
Date: ca. 1847-50. Cersors' seals Mera and Murata.
Publisher: Yamamatoya Heikichi.
Size: Oban tate-e, 37X25 cm
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: Another impression is illustrated and described in detail in Elena Varshavskaya. Heroes of the grand pacification. Kuniyoshi’s Taiheiki eiyu den. Amsterdam 2005, n.48.
Remarks: One of the best design in the series.
Conditions: Very good impression, color and conditions.
Item no: C 1013