Kuniyoshi - Taiheiki Eiyuden
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Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861)
Tsutsui Junkei was great lord (daimyo) of Yamato. He allied with Nobunaga, Akechi Mitsuhide and Hideyoshi successively. A gossipy crowd in Kyoto called him 'opportunistic priest'. (See also N° T25).
Title: Tsuchii Yamato-no-kami Nyudo Juntei. Tsutsui Junkei 1549 –1584.
Series: Taiheiki Eiyuden, Heroic Stories
Signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga
Censor's seal: Mera-Murata
Publisher: Yamamoto-ya Heikichi
Date: 1848/49, Edo
Size: Ôban, 35,5 x 24,5 cm
Subject: Nobunagaki & Taikoki (Chronicle of Nobunaga and Taiko Hideyoshi)
Text: Ryukatei Tanekazu, 1807-1858
Condition: Perfect impression, good to very good colours. Originally mounted on very thin paper. Some of the woodblock prints are partly trimmed, some a little bit time-stained, otherwise very good condition.
Literature: Galerie am Haus der Kunst: Kuniyoshi - Taiheiki Eiyuden, Munich 1992, Nº 21; Robinson, B.W., Warrior-Prints, 1982, Nº 48.