Utagawa Kuniyoshi

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Kyoshi - Utagawa  Kuniyoshi

Kyoshi (Chiang Shih), 1840

Woodblock Print  
10.25 x 15 in

Description: From a rarely seen Series, 24 Paragons of Filial Piety for Children which recounts self sacrificing behavior of 24 sons and daughters who go to extreme lengths to honor their family. Here, Kyoshi and his wife travel great distances to get fresh water and carp for his aged mother This example is similar to that in the Spencer Museum of Art http://luna.ku.edu:8180/luna/servlet/detail/kuvc1sma~1~1~645502~144347:Mirror-of-the-24-Paragons-of-Filial

Issued: c. 1840

Edition: c. 1840

Condition: very good color state and condition

Signed: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga

Publisher: Wasaka Yoichi

Series: 24 Paragons of Filial Piety