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Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Chinsanzan Kōshin, he who rules three mountains
Woodblock print, right side of a diptych
Paper size:
10 1/4" x 15"
Date: c. 1830
Condition: Very good condition, untrimmed, small holes on left side, one worm hole lower right corner

#8215   $2100

From the series of 74 prints illustrating figures from the Suikoden (The Water Margin), a Japanese adaptation of the 14th century Chinese novel, the Shihu zhuan. This print shows Kōshin checking the sharpness of his blade before a fight.

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