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UTAGAWA school
"Group of men (samurai) fighting"

Preparatory brush drawing; sumi (black ink) on thin paper.

Date:                  c. mid-19th c.
Size of sheet:     chuban tate-e (c. 23.5 x 16.5 cms / c. 9" x 6.5")

Condition:  Very good, two paper creases. - Mounted on paper.

ref. no.: # 712781
Price:     € 290.00
First, rough sketch of a group of men, most probably samurai, fighting. The scene may depict an event from the story of the "Forty-seven Ronin", a famous revenge story: "The night attack", depicted in numerous Japanese woodblock prints.

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