Yoshitoshi: Minamoto no Yoritomo and cranes
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Minamoto no Yoritomo and cranes
Series: Mirror of Famous Generals of Japan (Dai nippon meisho kagami)
Udaishô Minamoto no Yoritomo releasing cranes on the beach. The birds have embossing on the white feathers, as does the background of the large cartouche.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Surface wrinkles. Completely untrimmed and unbacked.
Literature: See “Beauty & Violence” , series number 27; Keyes 334.07.
Signature: Ôju Yoshitoshi