KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861). Imasu. The Soga brothers
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Subject: The Soga brothers, with drawn swords, about to enter tent of Kudō Suketsune, their father’s murderer. The print is associated to the station of Imasu of the Kisokaidō Road.
Series: Kisokaidō rokujūku tsugi (The Sixty-nine Post Stations of the Kisokaidō Road)
Signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga. Artist seal kiri.
Date: 1852. Censors seals Fuku and Muramatsu and date seal for the Rat year.
Publisher: Tsujiokaya Bunsuke
Block-cutter: Uemura Yasu
Size: Ōban tate-e, 35,9x24,8 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print
Literature: Basil W. Robinson. Kuniyoshi The Warrior-prints. Oxford, 1982, S74, no. 61.
Conditions: Very good impression, colour and conditions
Item no: C 1026
Price: Euro 600