Kuniyoshi: Shamei Saburô Sekishô (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Shamei Saburô Sekishô
Series: One from the Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Suikoden (Tsûzoku Suikoden oketsu hyaku-hachi nin no hitori)
Date: 1827-30

From the series “One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Suikoden”. Shamei Saburô Sekishô puts down his foot on the neck of the prostrate monk Hai Jo Kai at the back gate of the palace of Yôyû and summons a woman to demonstrate fidelity. He wears a black robe with a large bamboo hat, and a red mokugyo hangs down from his neck.

The text explains: Shamei Saburô Sekishô was born in Kinryôken in Tô-fu.

Condition: Very good impression and color. Some trimming left and top.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Kagaya Kichibei
Seal: censor’s kiwame seal
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga