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Saitō Kuranoshin Toshikazu (菜籐内藏之進年員 - actually Saitō Toshizo [斎藤利三]),
#36 (三十六) from the series Heroes of the Great Peace (Taiheiki eiyūden - 太平記英勇傳)

Identifier: 1848-49c Kuniyoshi saito kuranoshin

Saitō Toshizo (1534-82) was the lord of Ikuchiyama Castle in Tamba province. He was a vassal of the Akechi clan. In a struggle against Hideyoshi he was captured behind the enemy lines by Horio Mosuke and then executed.

The text on this page is by Ryūkatei Tanekazu (柳下亭種員: 1807-1858).


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

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