Kuniyoshi: Kusunoki Masatsura Covered in Blood

Kuniyoshi: Kusunoki Masatsura Covered in Blood

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Kusunoki Masatsura Covered in Blood
Series: Six Selected Heroes (Eiyû Rokkasen)
Date: 1853

Kusunoki Masatdura makes his last desperate stand at Shijo-nawate. At his feet is are a decapitated head and a lopped-off arm. He carries a net bag that seems to contain more heads. In the background are shadows of troops in battle. He drips blood but holds his sword in attack position, ready to strike.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban 36.7 x 25 cm
Publisher: Hayashiya Shogoro
Literature: “Kuniyoshi: The Warrior Prints” by BW Robinson S81.2.
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

SKU: KUY487


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