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
Japanese Prints: 2000, 11. No.7, Tokyo, Nov 2000, 2 (colour illus.). cat. no. 14
Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, (1) (colour illus.). cat.no. 1.27
The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Floating World', Sydney, 2003, 255 (colour illus.).