Yoshitoshi: Yoshitsune Rescues the Empress Kenrei Monin (Sold)

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Yoshitsune Rescues the Empress Kenrei Monin
Date: 1889

The infamous and intrepid hero Minamoto no Yoshitsune Rescuing Kenrei Mon'in during the Battle of Dannoura. Against the brilliant red of the boat and amidst numerous brocken arrows, we feel the relief of the Empress as she is rescued by Yoshitsune in full warrior’s armor.

Condition: Excellent impression and color, very good condition. Unbacked sheets.
Dimensions: ôban diptych
Publisher: Tsunashima Kamekichi
Literature: Shown on the LACMA website as part of the Herbert R Cole collection of Japanese prints.
Seal: Taiso
Signature: Yoshitoshi