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Utagawa Yoshitora, active ca. 1836-1887
Biographies of the Faithful Samurai: Oboshi Yuranosuke Yoshio
(Seichu gishi meimei den: Oboshi Yuranosuke Yoshio)

signed Kinchoro Yoshitora with artist's Kiri seal, combined censor and date seal Tora-go, aratame (year of the tiger [1866], 5th lunar month, examined), and publisher's seal Tsukiji, Daikin of Daikokuya Kinnosuke
oban tate-e 14 1/8 by 9 3/4 in., 35.8 by 24.7 cm
Oboshi Yuranosuke Yoshio is the leader of the ronin in the Kanadehon Chushingura (The Syllabary of Loyal Retainers), popularly known in English as the Forty-Seven Ronin. Yuranosuke valiantly leads the warriors on their mission to avenge the death of their master and restore their honor.
price: $ 250