Utagawa Kunitsuna: Chinese Hero - Artelino

Artist: Utagawa Kunitsuna

Title: Chinese Hero

Date: 1857.

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Red faced Chinese warrior on horse. He is probably Kan-u, one of the three heroes in the popular Chinese historical novel, "The Tales of Three Kingdoms". In the novel; Gentoku, Chohi and Kan-u took an oath of brotherhood to battle against the enemies. Gentoku later became the emperor, Chao Lieh of Shoku in the period of the Three Kingdoms in 220 B.C.

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