View of the Military Honors for the Brave Samurai of the Battle of Sekigahara, 1873

by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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View of the Military Honors for the Brave Samurai of the Battle of Sekigahara, 1873 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Original Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892) Japanese Woodblock Print
View of the Military Honors for the Brave Samurai of the Battle of Sekigahara, 1873

Comments - Terrific triptych depicting samurai receiving military honors for bravery during the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600, a decisive victory for the Tokugawa Clan which paved the way for the Tokugawa Shogunate. In the center, a warrior who has lost an eye bows with his hands open to receive a shallow dish from the Tokugawa general at right. The commander looks ahead solemnly, wearing a beautiful brocade robe over a fine suit of armor, and a horned battle helmet. Other young men await their turns at left, one man holding his hand to his mouth. A fantastic image with wonderful detail in the large, expressive figures. Beautifully and realistically drawn, with touches of burnishing in the armor and weapons. A great Yoshitoshi design.

Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Image Size - 14 1/8" x 28 5/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Three separate panels, backed with paper. Some faint soiling at edges. A few small stains. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.

View of the Military Honors for the Brave Samurai of the Battle of Sekigahara, 1873 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
View of the Military Honors for the Brave Samurai of the Battle of Sekigahara, 1873 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)