Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川国芳)

Print: Fujiwara no Masakiyo (藤原正清) from the series Taiheiki eiyuden
(Heroes of the Great Peace - 太平記英勇傳)

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Dates: circa 1847 - 1850,created
Dimensions: 10.0 in,14.5 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print

Signed: Ichiyūsai Kuniyoshi ga
Publisher: Yamamotoya Heikichi
(Marks 595 - seal 04-007)
Censor seals: Mera and Murata
Number 22 in a circle - 十十二

Related links: Tokyo Metropolitan Library; British Museum;

Physical description:

The British Museum curatorial files state: "Fujiwara no Masakiyo (the historical Kato Kiyomasa) seated on a campstool on the shore in Korea, pointing over the sea with his fan to the summit of Mount Fuji; two natives, depicted in western style, before him."


Illustrated in Ukiyo-e dai musha-e ten - 浮世絵大武者絵展 - (The Samurai World in Ukiyo-e), edited by Yuriko Iwakiri, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2003, #73, p. 188.


There is another copy of this print in the Museo Nazionale d'Arte Orientale.


There are 15 prints from this set in the Lyon Collection.