Arts and Designs of Japan
November Selection November 2019

Artist Kuniyoshi
Title Higo Province – Chinzei Hachiro Tametomo
Series Dai Nihon Rokujuyoshu no uchi – The Sixty-odd Provinces of Greater Japan
Date c. 1845
Publisher Aritaya Seiemon
Format Oban (9 5/8" X 14")
Comment Inset by Yoshifuji
This is the young Tametomo while he was living in Kyushu. The name Chinzei is an old form of the name Kyushu. The inset may be his wife Shiranui. He was famous for his feats of strength and for being seven feet tall.
Price $200.
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