Yoshitoshi: Seiriki Tamigorô Shooting Himself
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Seiriki Tamigorô Shooting Himself
Series: Biographies of Modern Men (Kinsei kyôgiden)
Shocking image of Seiriki Tamigorô shooting himself in the head with a rifle. Blood pours out and smoke envelopes him. A broken sword lies by his feet. The text is written by Sanzan-tei Arindo. This series was one of Yoshitoshi’s earliest major efforts.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Backed. Minor wormage in title cartouche.
Publisher: Iseki (Manyô-dô)
Literature: Keyes number 147.10.
Signature: Kaisai Yoshitoshi hitsu