Arts and Designs of Japan
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Artist Kuniyoshi
Title Element - Earth; Stem - Bo
Otono Miya (Prince Morinaga Shinno) is visited by the murderer Fuchibei Yoshihiro while reading the Lotus Sutra
Series Buyu Gogyo – Heroes for the Five Elements
Date 1840
Publisher Minatoya Kohei
Format Tanzaku (5" X 14 1/4")
Comment Very rare and unusual series that pairs the 60 year cycle of years, the 5 elements, and historical and legendary figures. Only 6 of the 10 prints are known to exist.
Listed in Robinson, The Warrior Prints, S16.5
Price $2250.
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