Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)Woodblock Print Title:
The Nineteen Retainers of Yoshitsune1st Publication:
Vertical ˘ban triptych; 34.6 x 73.4 cm (13 5/8 x 28 7/8 in.)Date of this edition: July 1855, 2nd edition. Publisher:
Izumiya Ichibei (Kansend˘)Condition:
Stains, soiling, rubbing, large wormhole repair in one of the panel.Notes:
A similar print is exposed at the MFA in Boston, visible HEREPictures:
Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.