THE LOYAL RETAINER KANESADA (Utagawa Yoshitora)

$410.00

Object: original Japanese woodblock print
Genre: ukiyo-e 浮世絵 pictures of the floating world

Artist: Utagawa Yoshitora 歌川芳虎 (active ca. 1836-1887), signed Yoshitora ga 芳虎画
From the series: The Story of the Faithful Samurai in The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers 忠臣義士銘々伝
Print title: The Syllable Ku, Yoshida Kawaemon Fujiwara no Kanesada く 芳田河右衛門藤原兼貞
Print subject: the revenge of the forty-seven ronin 四十七士

Publisher: Wakasaya Yoichi 若狭屋与市 (Jakurindo 若林堂)
Censor’s seal: Rat 5 aratame 子五改

Material: washi 和紙 Japanese paper
Technique: nishiki-e 錦絵 multi-coloured woodblock printing

Year: 1864, 5th month
Condition: good, slight stains, small imperfections on the right margin
Dimensions: 18 x 24 cm

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