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Title

Sasai Kyûzô Masayasu

circa 1850


Artist

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Japan

1797 - 1861


Details


Other Title

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 where the work was made

Japan


Date

circa 1850


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock print; ink and colour on paper


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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DO16.1968


Artist information

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Works in the collection

26


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


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