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TSUKIOKA YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892)
TSUKIOKA YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892)
TSUKIOKA YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892)
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TSUKIOKA YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892)

Horyukaku ryoyu tsutomu (Two brave men on the roof of Horyukaku)

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TSUKIOKA YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892)
Horyukaku ryoyu tsutomu (Two brave men on the roof of Horyukaku)
Woodblock prints, signed Oju Yoshitoshi ga, with artist's seal Yoshitoshi no in, published by Matsui Eikichi, 1885 (Meiji 18)
Vertical oban diptych: 14 7/8 x 10 1/8 in. (37.8 x 25.7 cm.) each approx.
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This is an illustration of an episode from Baikin's novel Nanso Satomi hakkenden (The tale of the eight loyal dogs of the house of Satomi), where Inuzuka Shino and Inukai Genpachi, unaware that they are brothers, fight each other on the roof of the Horyukaku pavilion of Koga castle.
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