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YOSHITOSHI, Tsukioka
(1839 - 1892)
YOSHITOSHI'S COURAGEOUS WARRIORS
no. #6: Otomi Takenouchi no Sukune Torturing a Korean

Signed:                        Taiso Yoshitoshi ga
Artist's seal:                Taiso
Publisher:                    Kobayashi Tetsujiro
Date:                            1880s
Size:                             c. 34 x 23.5 cms / c. 13 3/8" x 9 1/4"


Condition:
Very good impression and color, LACQUER highlights,
album backing; very good condition.


Ref. no.:  # 732938
Price:       € 780.00
Takenouchi no Sukune (reportedly born in 85 A.D. and died at the age of 283 or 306 years!) justifying himself by the ordeal of boiling water.

Reference:
v.d. Ing/Schaap, Beauty & Violence - Japanese prints by Yoshitoshi 1839-1892; Society for Japanese Arts, The Netherlands; 1992; exhibitions: Amsterdam, Düsseldorf, Philadelphia; cat. no. 44.6, p. 129.

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