Posted by Guy Pepermans (188.8.131.52) on October 06, 2016 at 09:02:11:
In Reply to: Re: Kunisada book cover image posted by Elaine Boatin on October 05, 2016 at 19:19:59:
Much better! :-)
This is the eight volume (out of 58 in total) of 'Shaka hassô yamato bunko (A Japanese version of the Life of the Buddha). Story by Ôga Mantei and illustrated by Utagawa Kunisada,signing 'Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga'.
Later illustrators were Kunisada II and Kawanabe Kyôsai.
Published by Jôshûya Jûzo (Kinjûdô) between 1845-68.
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