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Leporello with Warrior Triptychs by Kuniyoshi, 19th C.


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A leporello with Japanese original woodblock print triptychs, mainly designed by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861), famous for his warrior prints. The album is containing six warrior triptychs by Kuniyoshi and two made by his pupils. The oban sized prints are separately mounted on gold splashed Japanese paper. 1. Kuniyoshi (Robinson T 87) c. 1842-43. 2. Yoshitsuya, Ichiesai (1822 - 1866) c. 1843. 3. Pupil of Kuniyoshi, c. 1843. 4. Kuniyoshi (Robinson T 124) c. 1842-43. 5. Kuniyohi (Robinson T 84) c. 1842-43. 6. Kuniyoshi ( Robinson T 121) c. 1842-43. 7. Kuniyoshi (Robinson T 51) c. 1839-41. 8. Kuniyoshi (Robinson T 88) c. 1842-43. Condition: fine colors and impression, some prints with beautiful woodgrain. Most prints with obvious wear and stains to the lower margins. Dimension leporello: 36.2 cm x 24.1 cm. Reference: Robinson, Basil William. Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints. 1982, Cornell University Press, Ithaca.