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Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Japanese, (1797–1861)
Ehon Toyotomi vol 1 ch 2, 1857-1884
Woodblock print on paper
9 1/8 x 6 5/16 in. (23.11 x 16 cm)

Object Type: Print
Technique: Woodblock print
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Credit Line: Purchased with funds from the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures
Accession Number: 2021.1.27

One book from the series, "Ehon Toyotomi Kunko-ki". Picture book chronicled the life of Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1537-1598), the second great unifier of Japan. Story by Hakkosha Tokusui. The series consists of 9 volumes, 90 chapters. Kuniyoshi illustrated volume 1-5. Volume 6-9 were illustrated by Matsukawa Hazan.

Signature "Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi" is printed as the artist in the vol 1, part 1.

Printed on very thin Japanese paper in traditional "fukuro-toji", stub binding, construction

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