13 November 2002
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)
Ichinotani kassen [The battle of Ichinotani]
The Minamoto warrior Kumagai Naozane challenges the youthful Taira no Atsumori.
Signed Oju Yoshitoshi [Yoshitoshi, by special request] with seal Yoshitoshi no in, very good impression, good colour and condition
Vertical oban diptych: 29 x 10 in. (74 x 26 cm.)
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Another impression is illustrated in Eric van den Ing and Robert Schaap, Beauty and Violence (Amsterdam, 1992), cat. no. 58.
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