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Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861)

The grimly warrior monk Benkei takes Tosabô Shôshun on his horse to Yoshitsune

Title: Seba (Station No 32) – Musashibô Benkei and Tosabô Shôshun

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

Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

Seal: Kiri-Mon

Woodcutter: Hori Shôji

Publisher: Yawataya Sakujirô

Censors: Kinugasa, Murata

Date: 8/1852

Size: Oban, 36,8 x 25 cm (paper size)

Very good impression and colours. Paper somewhat creased, a few smaller paper damages at lower margin, paper backed at lower left, somewhat stained, on the whole still good condition.

Fig.: Thompson, Utagawa Kuniyoshi. The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaidô, 2009, pp 80 (Fig.). British Museum, No 2008,3037.14732.

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