1853 - KUNIYOSHI Sch. - Japanese Woodblock Print Picture Book - Samurai Ehon
Original and rare, Edo Period Kuniyoshi School Japanese Woodblock Print Picture Book (Ehon)
Date: Edo Period, c.1853
Artist: Hasegawa Sadanobu (1809 - 1879) after KUNIYOSHI UTAGAWA's Taiheiki Eiyuden (Heroic Tales of the Taiheiki)
Description: 100% Japanese genuine & authentic original ukiyoe picture book from the Edo Period. Very good colors and impressions. LOADED with great samurai woodblock print artwork!!! There are pictures on every page, approximately 54 picture pages in all! Condition is very good with some wear and soiling. Two pages have minor ink markings at top border, but nothing on the pictures themselves. One picture shows a samurai has been defaced and inked over, but only one picture; the remaining pictures are unblemished and look great! Please see and judge from photos.
Size of woodblock print picture book (closed): VERY THICK!!! 18 cm x 12.3 cm x 1.5 cm thick
This is a fantastic woodblock print picture book full of classic samurai action artwork. Sadanobu's rendition of this famous Taiheiki Eiyuden series is top-notch!
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