Kiyochika: Commanding Respect
Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Commanding Respect
Series: Mirror of Army and Navy Heroes (Rikkai gunjin kômyô kagami)
Date: 1895, February
Lieutenant Colonel Tomioka Sanzo leading a charge down a snow-covered mountain. Only bravery and fortitude are in evidence here, even by his horse. The printing of the snow includes blindprinting, and the effect of the horse’s lower body dissolving into the mist is very effective.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Some backing remnants verso.
Publisher: Inoue Kichijirô
Seal: Artist’s seals