Kuniyoshi: Kato Kiyomasa Confronted by Tiger

Kuniyoshi: Kato Kiyomasa Confronted by Tiger

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Kato Kiyomasa Confronted by Tiger
Series: Japanese Heroes for the Twelve Signs (Eiyû yamato jûnishi)
Date: 1854

Kato Kiyomasa stands his ground in snowy Korea, confronting a tiger that seems to have just landed square in his path. Kiyomasa’s glaring eyes and stern expression seem to overpower the threatening cat. Rare design.

Condition: Excellent impression; very good color and condition. Trimmed on three sides and lightly backed.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Mikawa-ya Kihei
Literature: Robinson S 84.3.
Seal: kiri
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

SKU: KUY451


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