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KUNIYOSHI, Utagawa
(1797 - 1858)

The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaido Road
no. 48: 'Okute'

Signed:                  Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga
Publisher:              Yawata-ya Sakujiro
Censor's seal:        Mera and Watanabe
Date:                      Rat 7 (7th month of the year 1852)
Size:                        oban tate-e (c. 36 x 25 cms / c. 14 3/8" x 9 7/8")



Condition:
EXCELLENT impression, color and condition.
- Full paper size; RARE in this condition. -


ref. no.:              # 682307
- SOLD -
The station Okate along the Kisokaido. - A young woman grappling with the Hag of the Lonely House at Adachigahara, who brandishes a kitchen-knife; shadowy figure of the Thousand-armed Kannon in the background. the picture inset at top left shows a wide road at sunset, leading towards a mountain.

Reference:
- B. W. Robinson, 'Kuniyoshi- The Warrior prints', London, 1982, series no. S74.49.

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