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Revenge Of The Soga Brothers (19) by Hiroshige

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Depiction of: Two brothers in a garden in part of a series of prints to the revenge of the assassination of their father.

Date: 1847 to 1848

Size: 14 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches

Condition: Very good (Matted print)

Description: Block 19 from a book of illustrations of Sogamonogatari Zue (The Story of the Revenge of the Soga Brothers), who according to folklore on May 28, 1193, killed the man who had assassinated their father in 1175. The series is considered an unusual subject for the great landscapist, Hiroshige, though this block in particular shows a detailed garden scene.

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