Kuniyoshi - The Chinese hero Li Zhong
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Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861)
The Chinese hero Li Zhong (Jap. Dakoshô Richû) in full panoply with a lance, in front of him kneels a bare-chested follower.
Title: Dakoshô Richû
Series: Tsûzoku Suikoden gôketsu hyaku-hachi-nin no hitori (The hundred and eight heroes of the popular Suikoden, one by one)
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
Publisher: Kagaya Kichiemon (Seiseidô)
Date: ca. 1827-30
Size: Oban, 38,2 x 25,8 cm
Very good impression and colours. Just a tiny bit creased. At corners partly worn or a little bit soiled. Weak horizontal centrefold. Throughout very good condition.
Robinson, The Warrior-Prints. S2.15. Klompmakers, Of brigands and bravery, No. 4.