Kuniyoshi: Hara Goemon Mototoki, One of the 47 Ronin
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Hara Goemon Mototoki with Sword and Spear
Series: Stories of the True Loyalty of the Faithful Samurai (Seichû gishi den)
Date: Circa 1850
Hara Goemon Mototoki grasps a sword in his right hand and a long-handled spear in his left. He has one knee down in a defensive position, an overturned lacquer tray behind him. Mototoki was one of the planners of the nighttime raid of the 47 Ronin to avenge the death of their lord.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Ebiya Rinnosuke
Signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga