Kuniyoshi: Yamamoto Kansuke Nyûdô tasting blood

Kuniyoshi: Yamamoto Kansuke Nyûdô tasting blood

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Yamamoto Kansuke Nyûdô tasting blood
Series: Six Selected Heroes (Eiyû Rokkasen)
Date: 1853

Yamamoto Kansuke Nyûdô holds a decapitated head in one hand, a body sprawled beneath him. Closer inspection reveals that he seems to be tasting the dripping blood of his vanquished enemy, blue tongue covered. Mortally wounded, he is impervious as a bullet whizzes by, focused only on vengeance and consumed by bloodlust.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Hayashiya Shogoro
Literature: “Kuniyoshi: The Warrior Prints” by BW Robinson, list #81.6. See BM, MFA.
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

SKU: KUY375


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