Toshikata: Swordfight Between Two Chinese Heroes in Snow

Mizuno Toshikata

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Artist: Mizuno Toshikata
Title: Swordfight Between Two Chinese Heroes in Snow
Date: 1884

Two Heroes Battle at the Foot of Liangshan (Ryozanpaku no fumoto ni ryoketsu yu o araso.) Dramatic scene of two Chinese heroes settling a score with their swords. We can see the strong Yoshitoshi influence, with flowing hair and windswept reeds. In the distance we see a boat with excited Chinese scholars approaching. The snow-covered mountains are beautifully rendered in soft tones of green, purple and blue.

Condition:  Excellent impression, color and condition. First edition in mint condition.
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Publisher: Katada Chojiro
Literature: See RISD museum website.
Signature: Ôju Toshikata ga


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