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Fishing


Artist: Kuniyoshi
Date: ca.1840s
Size/Format: Oban Yoko-e (9.5 by 14.54 ins)
Description: Kyôshi, along with his wife, traveled great distances to get good water and fresh carp desired by his aged mother. However, one day a fresh spring suddenly bubbled up in their own garden and provided excellent water as well as fish. Here Kyôshi is netting a fish in the river that formed outside his mother’s cottage.
Series: 24 Paragons of Filial Piety
Publisher: Wakasa-ya Yoichi
Condition: Very Good. Pristine colour
Impression: Very Good
Notes: Illustrated in Heroes and Ghosts, Japanese Prints by Kuniyoshi, plate 224. Provenance, ex B.W.Robinson Collection.
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