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An image of Sasai Kyûzô Masayasu by Utagawa KUNIYOSHI

Utagawa KUNIYOSHI

(Japan 1797 – 1861)

Title
Sasai Kyûzô Masayasu
Other titles:
Sasai Kyoso (No. 12 in the series "Biographies of heroes of the Taiheiki ro heroes of the sixteenth century wars")
Alternative title:
Taiheiki eiyû den: Sasai Kyûzô Masayasu
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
circa 1850
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

36.2 x 25.2 cm

Signature & date
Signed l.r., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga [picture by Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi]" [and artist's seal]. Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of Ryder Walter Griffiths Swinson 1968
Accession number
DO16.1968
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 6. cat.no. 1.24

Amy Reigle Newland and Chris UHLENBECK (Editors), Ukiyo-e to Shin hanga: The Art of Japanese Woodblock Prints, England, 1990, 146 (colour illus.).

B. W. Robinson, Victoria and Albert Museum: Kuniyoshi, London, 1961, (illus.). plate no.62

Exhibition history (1)

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