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Musashi-bo Benkei carries his captive before him on his horse

Musashi-bo Benkei carries his captive before him on his horse
by Kuniyoshi Utagawa (1798-1861) Ichiyusai

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Artist: Kuniyoshi Utagawa (1798-1861) Ichiyusai 歌川国芳 一勇斎国芳
Title: Musashi-bo Benkei carries his captive before him on his horse
Series: 
Date 1st edition?1852
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 32471
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Artist: Kuniyoshi
Format: Oban tate-e: 14.25" x 9.75"

Subject: Musashi-bo Benkei, having captured Tosa-bo Shoshun in the night-attack on the Horikawa palace, carries his captive before him on his horse; two spectators, one leading the horse. Inset: green landscape with wooded hill and band of mist.

Publisher: Yawata-ya Sakujiro

Date: 1852

Condition: Very good colors. Very slightly trimmed. Japanese album backing paper. Minor marks and flaws. Generally very good state of preservation.

Impression: Very good impression with gauffrage.

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