UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861): TWO TRIPTYCHS.
Oban, 1849 resp. ca. 1843.
Woodblock print. a) Tametomo watches his assistant Oniyasha shoulder a stranded boat. Signed: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga and Kiri seal. Publisher: Yamaguchiya Tobei, two censor seals. b) A few men, among them Shôguntarô Taira Yoshikado and Iga Jutarô, as well as Takiyasha hime, are watching a battle of frogs and cheering on the "opponents". Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga and Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga, censor seal. Areas of embossing. (2)