Kuniyoshi: Go game, interrupted

Kuniyoshi: Go game, interrupted (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Go game, interrupted

Hachiman-tarô Yoshi, looking dapper and relaxed, has just cut the corner of a go board with his sword. To his left, Naregine, daugther of Mikawa Zenji, holds up a lantern, her gestures one of surprise. Outside, beneath a full moon, stands Abe no Muneto, glowering.

Condition: Very good impression and color. Very good condition overall, but the rightmost sheet has wormage along the left margin.
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Publisher: Fujioka-ya
Literature: See Robinson, number T111a.
Seal: Censor’s seal of Hama
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on two sheets)