Utagawa Kuniyoshi, "Kikenji Destroying Temple" (Ehon)
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Image shows Kikenji destroying a temple and warding off foes. Rare woodblock prints taken from an ehon (Japanese picture book) by Utagawa Kuniyoshi of Heroes from China and Japan. Detail shows uncropped right sheet (prints sent matted 14” x 18” as diptych for presentation).
Series: Picture Book of Heroes of China and Japan
Date: c. 1840
Size: single sheet approx. 5” x 7” (as diptych 10” x 7”)
Condition: Some light soiling, otherwise excellent