Kuniyoshi: Kinhyôshin Yôrin faces the wind
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Kinhyôshin Yôrin faces the wind
Series: “The 108 Heroes of the Popular Suikoden All Told” (Tsûzoku Suikoden gôketsu hyakuhachinin no hitori)
Date: ca. 1827
Kinhyôshin Yôrin, hat in hand, faces into the magical wind invoked by his enemy. The blowing leaves, waving grasses and stripes of wind work together to excellent effect. The barbed-and-hooked pole he carries looks ferocious. From the series “The 108 Heroes of the Popular Suikoden All Told” . Provenance: The personal collection of BW Robinson.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Backed, trimmed at bottom.
Publisher: Kaga-ya Kichibei
Literature: See “Of Brigands and Bravery”, figure 28, page 104.
Seal: Censor’s seal: kiwame
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga