Kuniyoshi - The poetess Ome ShûshikiKuniyoshi - The poetess Ome Shûshiki
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Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861)

The poetess Ome Shûshiki (1668-1725) in the rain, wearing her father’s coat.

Title: Shûshiki

Series: Chûkô meiyo kijin den (Stories of remarkable persons of loyalty and honour)

Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

Seal: Kiri-Mon

Publisher: Iseya Ichibei

Censors: Kinugasa

Date: 1845/46

Size: Oban, 37 x 25,5 cm (paper size)

Very nice impression and colours, with relief printing. Nearly full margins. Minimal creases. At left margin a few small backed pinholes. Upper and lower left corners a little bit discoloured due to a former mounting, otherwise very good condition. Rare print.

Robinson, The Warrior Prints, S35.13. MFA Boston, Bigelow Coll. No 11.26079.