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Miura Jiroemon Kanetsune

£270.00


Item code : DUM246

Artist Kuniyoshi Utagawa
Subject Samurai & Male
Series The Faithful Samurai
Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke
Format Oban (Vertical)
Size 23.7 x 36 cm
Date Mid 19th C.

Description

Published in 1847-1848.

Miura Jiroemon Kanetsune was a low ranking samurai and not the most skilled warrior as demonstrated by Kuniyoshi in this print. Kanetsune is sliding over a hearth and knocking coals over, also refering to the fact he was an excellent chef who only served the freshest ingredients. His determination and courage is clear and he fought bravely on the night of the attack.

(Based on 'The Faithful Samurai' by David R. Weinberg)
 
161115/57/336/24


Condition

Condition : Good       Impression : Very Good
Paper trimmed. Backed paper remains around the edge. 
Paper thinned on the left bottom.