The scene shows a samurai
who determinedly and forcibly pervades a fence. He has a katana
in his obi
and with a string he has bound the sleeves of his kimono
backwards and is ready for battle.
Artist: Utagawa Toyokuni
III [Utagawa Kunisada
] (1786 - 1864)
Signature: "Toyokuni ga
Format: approx. 23 x 35 cm. (Oban
Year of publication: around 1860
Condition: Clean and cut sheet. Due to various restorations it has been reinforced all over and various damages were repaired. Especially defects at the corners could be retouched by slight colour application.
Colours: Brilliant and good.The image may slightly vary in colour to the original due to the photo/scan.