Varshavskaya, Elena: HEROES OF THE GRAND PACIFICATION. Kuniyoshi's 'Taiheiki eiyu den'. Leiden, 2005. 192 pp. 50 colour plates. 30x25 cm. Cloth.
Introduces the print series 'Taiheiki eiyu den' or 'Heroic Biographies from the Tale of Grand Pacification' designed by Utagawa Kuniyoshi, considered the founder of the heroic genre in Japanese prints. The series is devoted to the final years of the 16th century civil wars and the key figure of the day, Toyotomi Hideyoshi. All 50 prints are reproduced in full colour and described together with translation of the texts incorporated into the compositions. Paperback edition
Available, as of: 12/02/2022
Was item 151 in printed List 202.
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