Kuniyoshi: Ukifune (Boat on the Water)

Kuniyoshi: Ukifune (Boat on the Water) (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Ukifune (Boat on the Water)
Series: Japanese and Chinese comparisons for the Chapters of Genji: Wakan nazorae Genji .
Date: ca.1855

This is Chapter 51. Nogi Nyûdô Raigen uses a wooden shield as a raft and paddles with his naginata (long-handled sword) as arrows fly through the air. He seems impervious to both the arrows and the long odds that he faces.

Condition: Excellent impression , color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Ise Yoshi
Literature: “Kuniyoshi: The Warrior Prints” by BW Robinson, series S88.51.
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga with his square seal of a paulownia