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(1839 - 1892)
Yoshitoshi's Courageous Warriors
Sagami-no-kami Hojo Takatoki Warding off a Group of Tengu with his fan

Signed:                         Taiso Yoshitoshi ga
Seal:                             Taiso
Date:                            1883
Publisher:                    Kobayashi Tetsujirô
Size:                              ôban tate-e (c. 35 x 24 cms / c. 13 3/4" x 9 3/4")

Very good impression, color and condition.
Album backing.

ref. no.:  # 763201
Price:     € 1,200.00
The series, Yoshitoshi musha burui ('Yoshitoshi's Courageous Warriors') depicts famous warriors from Japan.
Here, Sagami-no-kami Hojo Takatoki (1303-33), pestered by tengu during his debauches in the later years of his life.

Reference:   Schaap, "Beauty and Violence ...", series 44, no. 11.

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