Kuniyoshi (24 Paragons)
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Kan no Buntei

Artist: Kuniyoshi (24 Paragons)
Date: 1848
Size/Format: Chuban (10 by 7.inches)
Description: Kan no Buntei was the second emperor of the Han dynasty. He tasted his mother’s food to protect her from poisoning. Here the emperor is kneeling before his mother.
Series: The Twenty-four Chinese Paragons of Filial Piety
Publisher: Daikwandô
Condition: Fine.
Impression: Fine impression of the first state.
Notes: Early examples from this western-influenced series show a lacquer-effect embellishment (shomen-zuri) to imitate the effect of an oil painting.
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