Japanese Prints - Utagawa Kuniyoshi

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Japanese Prints - Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Chūsenko Teitokuson, the arrow-wounded tiger
Woodblock print
Paper size:
10 1/4" x 14 3/4"
Date: c. 1830
Condition: Good condition, laid down in Japanese book, small worm holes upper and  lower edges, some trimming, horizontal center fold

#8219   $3400

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 Teitokuson being fatally attacked by a poisonous snake on a mountain path.

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