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Samurai in a hail of arrows, sheltering beneath a battle standard, in a desperate last stand. Colour woodcut by Kuniyoshi, 1857.

Utagawa, Kuniyoshi, 1798-1861.
Date
Month 4, 1857

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Description

The last stand of the Kusunoki clan at Shijō-nawate: depicting the warriors Kusunoki Masatsura on the left and Wada Masatomo on the right

Publication/Creation

Edo [Tokyo] : [publisher not identified], Month 4, 1857.

Physical description

2 prints : woodcut, printed in colours

Lettering

Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi-ga

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36271i

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  • Japanese

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