Kuniyoshi: Watonai Hunting Tigers
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Watonai Hunting Tigers
Date: ca. 1855
Watonai (Katô Kiyomasa) and his companions look on with dismay as tigers carry off some hapless Japanese soldiers. (Watônai gunko tôshu no zu)
Condition: Excellent impression and color; very good condition.
Publisher: Yamaguchiya Tôbei
Literature: “Kuniyoshi: The Warrior Prints” by BW Robinson, number T317. See Honolulu Museum online, object number 11641.35.
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga with his seal of a paulownia