UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI (1797/98-1861), triptych, Japan, "Stories of the True Loyalty of the Faithful Samurai".
Depicting Moronao’s retainer Furubayashi Heihachiro Kaneyoshi defending himself against the two ronin Oribe Yasubei Taketsune (right) and Takebayashi Sadashichi Takashige in the snow. Published by Kawaguchi-ya Uhei. Total image size together 35 x 74,5 cm. Dated 1847-1848.
- More information
See similar at Waseda University Theatre Museum, nr: 100-1634,
- Condition report
Not examined out of frame. Stains. Discolourations. Damages. Creases. Dirty. Faded. With buckled paper.
- From the collection of Hans Eklund (1921-2018).
- See 'Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints' by Basil William Robinson (Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1982), Nr T184.
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