Kuniyoshi (1798 - 1861)
#16 Musashi Province - Banzui Chobei, a Legendary Otokadate The More Than 60 Provinces of Japan, c. 1845
14 x 9.62 in (35.56 x 24.43 cm)
7121 / INV. # 06175738
Publisher: Wakasa-ya Yoichi Condition: Fine impression, color and condition. Otokadate were samurai who helped the weak and oppressed at the risk of their own lives. Banzui Chobei was one of the more famous, who along with other famous Otokadate formed vigilante gangs. Japanese Robin Hoods, so to speak, except they indulged in all the excesses of a good life.