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(1797 - 1861)
Stories of the True Loyalty of the Faithful Samurai ('Seichû gishi den')
no. #41: The retainer: Mase Magoshirô Masatatsu

Signed:                         Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, with kiri seal
Date seal:                     1847-48
Publisher:                    Ebi-ya Rinnosuke
Size:                              oban tate-e (c. 36 x 25 cms / c. 14 1/8" x 9 3/4")

EXCELLENT impression and color; thinning along
left edge restored, - very good overall condition.

ref. no.:  # 753161
Price:     € 650.00
Mase Magoshirô Masatatsu breaking a fire-pot with a long-handled mallet. - Print from the series commonly named: 'The Forty-seven Ronin', Kuniysoshi's earliest and, - apparently -, the most popular of his series on the Forty-Seven Ronin.

B.W. Robinson, Kuniyoshi - The Warrior Prints, Oxford, 1982; series: S54.41.

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