1848 - KUNIYOSHI - Woodblock Print - SAMURAI - Courageous Generals
Authentic original Edo Period Kuniyoshi Japanese Woodblock Print Picture
Artist: KUNIYOSHI UTAGAWA (1797-1861)
Date: Edo Period, 1848
Publisher: Sumiyoshi-ya Masagorô
Title of series: Stories of Courageous Generals of the Provinces of Echigo and Kai (Kôetsu yûshô den)
Warrior depicted: General Takeda Sama-no-suke Nobushige, helmetless, leaning on a sword, mortally wounded, enveloped in a cloud of battle-smoke with blue/grey face (suggesting he's already half-dead), while blood spills from his mouth.
Description: 100% Japanese genuine & authentic original samurai warrior picture by Kuniyoshi from 1848. Excellent colors and impressions! Condition is fair+/decent with some wear and soiling, especially at the left edge/side of the picture. No backing. Please see and judge from photos.
Size of woodblock print picture: 25 cm x 37 cm (Oban size)
A classic samurai warrior picture by Kuniyoshi and one of the best from this series, illustrating that charismatic bravado, fight-to-the-death-at-all-costs temperament so beloved by warrior print connoisseurs! Would look stunning framed and mounted!
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