Kuniyoshi - Horibe Yasubei Taketsune
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Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861)
Horibe Yasubei Taketsune destroys a wall with a large hammer. A poem and a weasel in the cartouche above, signed Yoshi-jo (a daughter of Kuniyoshi).
Title: (syllable) Ri: Horibe Yasubei Taketsune
Series: Seichû gishin meimei kagami (Mirror of the True Loyalty of the Faithful Retainers, i.e. the 47 Rônin)
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
Size: Oban, 37 x 24,4 (paper size)
Very nice impression and colours, printed with metal pigments and with relief printing. Originally mounted, right margin a little bit trimmed. Very good condition.
Robinson, The Warrior-Prints, S 90.34. MFA Boston No. 33.1166.8. British Museum No. 2008,3037.08313.