Kuniyoshi - Taiheiki Eiyuden
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Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861)
Yasuda Takubyoye Kunitomo was a retainer of the Akechi family (N° T09, T31) and a proficient veteran. At the rebellion against Nobunaga in the Honnoji temple he was after Nobunaga, who was desperately defeated by Mori Ranmaru (N° T17) for a while.
Title: Yasuda Takubyoye Kunitomo
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 30; Robinson, B.W., Warrior-Prints, 1982, Nº 49.