Kuniyoshi: Koman and the Taira Barge (Kihan)

Kuniyoshi: Koman and the Taira Barge (Kihan) (Sold)

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Koman and the Taira Barge (Kihan)
Series: Selection of the Eight Views (Mitate hakkei)
Date: 1846

Koman is swimming in Lake Biwa, clenching the Minamoto banner in her teeth. We see Sanemori of the Taira barge reaching out to her with an oar.

Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition. Some light scattered discolorations. Untrimmed and unbacked sheets.
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Publisher: Ise-ya Ichibei
Literature: Robinson #T180
Seal: Censor’s seal of Murata
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga with his paulawnia seal