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Kakizaki Kageige

Kakizaki Kageige


Artist: Kuniyoshi, Utagawa (1797-1861)

Title: Kakizaki Kageige

Series: Courteous Generals of the Provinces of Echo and Kai

Japanese Series: Koyetsu yu-sho-den

Date: 1848-49

The generals depicted in this series of prints were leaders in the Kawanakajima campaign of 1553-64. One of the generals, Kakizaki Kageige, is illustrated slicing the tip off of a wooden shield (tate). At a time of peace, Kuniyoshi drew inspiration from historical literature for his musha-e prints.


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