Yoshitoshi: Diptych. Yoshitsune learning fighting from the Tengu King.
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Diptych. Yoshitsune learning fighting from the Tengu King.
Series: Yoshitoshi Manga (Sketches by Yoshitoshi)
We see the young Yoshitsune on the left balancing on a cherry branch that is being held by the mythical Tengu King, Dai Sôjôbô as blossoms fall all around. Very early edition.
Dimensions: oban diptych
Publisher: Kobayashi Tetsujirô
Literature: See Beauty & Violence number 57.7; page 82
Signature: Yoshitoshi ga