Artist: Kuniyoshi, Utagawa (1797-1861)
Title: Takagi Oriyemon
Series: Abridged Stories of our Country’s Swordsmanship
Japanese Series: Hondo kendo ryaku den
Publisher: Kadzusa-ya Iwazo
Takati Oriyemon is shown seated on a large rock with rope attached having just written an account of his defeat of a robber gang on the wall. Kuniyoshi’s print designs are characterised by the use of colour and narrative.