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The Monkey

Artist: Kuniyoshi
Date: ca.1825
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e, 15 ins by 10ins.
Description: Higuchi Jiro on a wooded mountainside struggling with a giant monkey which grips his sword-blade between its teeth.
Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizo
Condition: Two minute pin-holes. The number 15 inscribed bottom right corner, otherwise fine.
Impression: Very Good.
Notes: Illustrated B.W.Robinson's Kuniyoshi, The Warrior Prints as the frontispiece. Provenance, ex B.W.Robinson Collection.
Price: (SOLD)


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