- Other Title
- Brave men in Hakkenden: Inuta Kobungo
- Alternative title
- Giyû Hakkenden: Inuta Kobungo Yasuyori
- Place where the work was made
- Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
- Media category
- Materials used
- 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
- Accession number
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Kuniyoshi established his reputation with his pictures of historical heroes.
The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.255.
Where the work was made
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
Other works by Utagawa Kuniyoshi
The actors Ichikawa Kodanji IV as the ghost of Kozakura Tōgō and as the tea server Inba, in reality the ghost of Tōgō (R), Bandō Hikosaburō IV as Orikoshi Tairyō ... Utagawa Kuniyoshi 1851 141.2019
A sick tanuki (Tanuki no senkimochi) (above) and Tanuki as the seven gods of good fortune (Tanuki no shichifukuijin) from an untitled series of tanuki (raccoon-dogs) Utagawa Kuniyoshi 1843-1844 143.2019
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