Utagawa KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861)

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Shows Matsuura Sayohime at the top of Kagami Mountain at Matsuura sadly watching her departing husband, Otomo no Sadehiko, on his way to Korea. It’s told she prayed with such fervour that she was turned to stone. From the set Kenjo reppuden, “Stories of Wise and Virtuous Women.” Published by Ibaya Sensaburo, 1841-2.


Very fine impression, colour and condition. Signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga.


Status: Sold


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