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Oboshi Chikara Yoshikane by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

Item Number: 881983

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 881983
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Oboshi Chikara Yoshikane by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

Original Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861) Japanese Woodblock Print
Oboshi Chikara Yoshikane
Series; True Portraits of Faithful Samurai, 1853

Oboshi Chikara Yoshikane - Great portrait from the famous tale of the 47 ronin of fifteen-year-old Oboshi Chikara Yoshikane, the son of the leader of the ronin, Oboshi Kuranosuke. He sits on a folding stool with a spear in hand, wearing the ronins' trademark black and white robe over a gray kimono tucked into floral print pants, a suit of armor, and a helmet with an attached cape. A nice large expressive figure from a rarely seen Kuniyoshi series, detailed with cloth embossing on the white areas of the robe.

Artist - Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)
Image Size - 13 1/2" x 9 3/8"
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Stitching holes at side, small hole and thinning spot, repaired. Creasing, slight toning and soiling. Please see photos for details.

Oboshi Chikara Yoshikane by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

Oboshi Chikara Yoshikane by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

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