Description This print shows Sugenoya Sannojo Masatoshi leaning back on one hand trying to cut loose from the streamers of a kusudama in which he has become entangled. The title is on a red oblong cartouche, the upper outline is convex and the lower concave. A biographical text by Ippitsuan is along the top of the print.
- The Nature of Loyalty: Japanese Warrior Prints of the Nineteenth Century. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1989.
Provenance Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Snell, Jr. [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1986, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signature] Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga
Credit Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Snell, Jr., 1986
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