Kunichika - Taira no Kiyomori

Kunichika - Taira no Kiyomori

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Actor Nakamura Shikan IV as Taira no Kiyomori. "Fuki Jiyu Kaisoga" Taira no Kiyomori
was a 12th century samurai who established the Taira family as the most powerful Japan had ever seen. He’s often shown at the end of his life being tortured by the memory of the people he killed, hence the flames of hell on his Kimono. 

富貴自在魁曾我


Date: 1868

Publisher: Morimoto Junzaburô

Blockcutter: Watanabe Eizô (Hori Ei) 

Condition: Very good color, margins as shown, not backed.

https://collections.mfa.org/objects/472676