Kuniyoshi established his reputation with his pictures of historical heroes.
The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.255.
Brave men in Hakkenden: Inuta Kobungo
Giyû Hakkenden: Inuta Kobungo Yasuyori
Place where the work was made
woodblock print; ink and colour on paper
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.
Gift of Dr Roderick Bain 1997
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 1 exhibition
Heroes and Villains, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 May 2001–19 Aug 2001
Referenced in 3 publications
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