Utagawa YOSHIIKU (1833-1904)




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Torii Matasuke swimming underwater from a set of 28 prints Eimei nijuhasshuku, “Twenty-eight Murders with Verses.” The set was published jointly with Yoshitoshi, each contributing 14 prints. Matasuke is seen gripping the topknot of the severed head of his lord whom he has mistakenly murdered. Published by Kinseido between 1866-1869, this being 1867.

 

 

Very good impression, colour and condition. Signed Ikkeisai Yoshiiku ga.

 

 

Status: Sold

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