Kuniyoshi: Miyuki: Hyôshitô Rinchû (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Miyuki: Hyôshitô Rinchû
Series: Japanese and Chinese comparisons for the Chapters of Genji: Wakan nazorae Genji .
Date: 1855/7

Hyôshitô Rinchû, one of the Suikoden heroes, emerging from a temple with a spear in his hand. Minister of war Gao ordered his officers to assassinate him. They burnt Rinchû’s guardhouse but Rinchû was not inside because he took shelter against the cold in a temple, from where he watches straw-cloaked men in discussion.

Condition: Very good impression and color. Some trimming and horizontal creasing.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Ise Yoshi
Seal: censor’s aratame & date seal: 7th month of Hare Year (1855); carver’s seal ‘Hori Atsu-Ji’
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga with his square seal of a paulownia