Utagawa Kuniyoshi 1798 - 1861
was born Yoshisaburo and like Kunisada was apprenticed to the great
woodblock artist Toyokuni I at his Utagawa School 1811. Prosperous
for most of his life, Kuniyoshi's school of students produced some of
the very best artists of the next generation including the great
Yoshitoshi and notable others such as Yoshitora, Yoshiiku and Yoshikazu.
Antique Japanese color woodblock.
Date: c.1840s. Size: 11" x 8 2/3" inches.
Scene with many references to mythical themes!