Kuniyoshi: Dakoshô Richû Holding a Spear
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Dakoshô Richû Holding a Spear
Series: “The 108 Heroes of the Popular Suikoden All Told” (Tsûzoku Suikoden gôketsu hyakuhachinin no hitori)
Date: ca. 1827
Dakoshô Richû in armor holding a spear, one attendant tying on his headgear and one kneeling before him. Accordiing to Klompmakers, this is a rare design from this series. This is a superior print in condition to the one shown in Klompmakers
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Untrimmed.
Publisher: Kaga-ya Kichiemon
Literature: See Klompmakers’ “Of Brigands and Bravery” number 4.
Seal: Censor’s seal: kiwame
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga