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The Escape

Artist: Kuniyoshi
Date: 1848
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e (14 by 10 ins)
Description: The 47 Ronin. Yazama Kihei Mitsunobu makes a sword-stroke at a fleeing adversary by a shoji, on which a shadowy figure appears.
Series: Chushin gishi komei kurabe
Publisher: Kobayashi-ya Matsugoro
Condition: Album binding holes to right edge. A few marks to base otherwise fine. Fresh colour.
Impression: Fine
Notes: Illustrated B.W.Robinson's Kuniyoshi, The Warrior Prints, page 141 and from his collection.
Price: (SOLD)


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