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Kusunoki Masatsura

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Kusunoki Masatsura

1853

Woodblock print, nishiki-e

Vertical ōban, 360 x 253 mm

Stanza Del Borgo S.R.L.

Milan,

+39 02 659 8203

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Woodblock print, nishiki-e
Vertical ōban, 360 x 253 mm
Signed: Ichiyûsai  Kuniyoshi  ga
Publisher: Izumiya Ichibei
Censors: Fuku e Muramatsu
Date seal: Ox/10 (1853)
Series: Six Selected Heroes
             Eiyû Rokkasen
Fine impression, colour and condition, unobtrusive binding holes on the left.
All the prints in this series depict heroes of the Imperial Army in the battle of the Minato River (1336), between the Ashikaga clan and the Imperial forces. In this print Kusunoki Masatsura is making his last stand.
Reference: 
B. W. Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior Prints, Oxford, 1982, S81.2.