Kuniyoshi: Yamamoto Kansuke Mortally Wounded
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Yamamoto Kansuke Mortally Wounded
Series: Six Selected Heroes (Eiyû Rokkasen)
Yamamoto Kansuke Nyûdô Dôkisai peers with his one good eye at the decapitated head he holds in his left hand. With his right he leans on a pole; all around him is the wreckage of battle. He has blood pouring from many wounds, and his complexion is pallid, indicating his own certain soon demise.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Unbacked and untrimmed. Minor soiling at margins and tiny binding holes near right margin.
Dimensions: ôban 37.47 x 26.1
Publisher: Hayashiya Shogoro
Literature: “Kuniyoshi: The Warrior Prints” by BW Robinson, list #81.6. See BM, MFA.
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga