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Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861)

Prince Moriyoshi (also known as Ôto no Miya) accompanied by a court lady reading Buddhist scriptures in the cave of his imprisonment, his future assassin watching him from outside.

Title: Miyanokoshi (Station No 37) – Otô no Miya

Series: Kisokaidô rokujûkyû tsugi no uchi (The 69 Stations of the Kisokaidô)

Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

Woodcutter: Sugawa Sennosuke

Printer: Suri Ôhisa (Ôumiya Hisagorô)

Publisher: Sumiyoshiya Masagorô

Censor's seal: Hama and Magome

Date: 5/1852

Size: Oban, 36 x 24,8 cm

Very good impression, colours and condition.

Lit.: Thompson, Utagawa Kuniyoshi. The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaidô, 2009, p 90 f. (Fig.)

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