Katsukawa SHUN’EI (1762-1819)



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Shows the hirsute samurai Saito Tadanobu about to strike an adversary with a go board. This was a popular story relating to his death: He was attacked while playing go and used the heavy board to fight off his enemies. Published by Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindo), c 1810. Rare.

 

Fine impression, colour and condition. Signed Shun’ei ga.

 

Status: Sold

 

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