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An image of Inuta Kobungo Yasuyori by Utagawa KUNIYOSHI

Utagawa KUNIYOSHI

(Japan 1797 – 1861)

Title
Inuta Kobungo Yasuyori
Other titles:
Brave men in Hakkenden: Inuta Kobungo
Alternative title:
Giyû Hakkenden: Inuta Kobungo Yasuyori
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
1847-1852
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

35.0 x 23.2 cm

Signature & date
Signed c.r., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga [picture by Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi and artist's seal]". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Roderick Bain 1997
Accession number
169.1997
Location
Not on display
Further information

Kuniyoshi established his reputation with his pictures of historical heroes.

The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.255.

Bibliography (3)

AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, (1) (colour illus.). cat.no. 1.27

Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Floating World', Sydney, 2003, 255 (colour illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), Japanese Prints: 2000, 11. No.7, Tokyo, Nov 2000, 2 (colour illus.). cat. no. 14

Exhibition history (1)

Heroes and Villains, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 May 2001–19 Aug 2001