Kudo Saemon Suketsune standing in formal samurai court attire looking to his right, glaring at Hakoomaru in the panel to the left; a priest holding a fan seated slightly behind and to his right. Pine trees and tall mountain peak visible beyond the open veranda. | Text: narrative insert tells of the first meeting between the young boy Hakoomaru and the target of his vengeance, the warrior general Kudo Ichiro Suketsune, the cousin and murderer of Hakoomaru's father.


  • Title: Hakoōmaru meets Kudō Suketsune
  • Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1798-1861)
  • Date Created: 1843-1845
  • Rights: Public Domain
  • Medium / Support: color woodblock print
  • External Link: See this object at www.imamuseum.org
  • Dimensions: 14 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.
  • Department: Asian Art
  • Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Jeanne Gass Stump
  • Creation Period: Edo
  • Accession Number: 2001.31

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