Utagawa Yoshitsuya: Shutendoji Triptych

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Utagawa Yoshitsuya

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Artist: Utagawa Yoshitsuya
Title: Shutendoji Triptych
Date: 1858

“The Giant Ogre Shutendoji at Mount Oeyama”. The hero Minamoto Yorimitsu, also known as Raiko, with his four retainers, slaying the ogre Shutendoji at his mountain lair in Oeyama. Four oni, or attendant demons, make their escape upper left.

Condition: Very good impression and color. Good condition. Trimmed at top. Backed, with a vertical crease near the left edges due to album mounting.
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Publisher: Tsujiokaya Bunsuke
Seal: Engraver’s seal: Horikane
Signature: Ichieisai Yoshitsuya ga