KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861). Two warriors.
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Subject: Harutaka and Harunori holding his sword
Series: Oguri ju-yushi no ichi-nin (Ten brave retainers of Oguri, one by one)
Signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga.
Date: ca. 1843
Publisher: Iwataya Sakujiro
Size: Two chuban tate-e forming a diptych.
Medium: Woodblock color print
Literature: Basil W. Robinson. Kuniyoshi The Warrior-prints. Oxford, 1982, S26, no.11.
Remarks: A rare diptych depicting a night-scene with Katayama Kajiro Harutaka in armour, raising his hat, confronted by Katayama Kataro Harunori holding his sword with both hands behind his back.
Conditions: Very good impression, colour and conditions
Item no: C 355
Price: Euro 600