Yoshitoshi: Battle of Ichinotani
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Battle of Ichinotani
From the “Tale of Heike”, we see the sixteen-year-old Taira no Atsumori ride his horse into battle, raising his fan as a flock of plovers rises up from the sea in front of him.
Condition: Very good color. Good impression and condition. Unbacked and untrimmed. Very minor horizontal center crease.
Dimensions: ôban vertical diptych
Publisher: Matsui Eikichi
Literature: See “Beauty & Violence” figure 58, page 138. See also “The Splendid Decadent, figure 39 page 139.
Seal: Yoshitoshi no in
Signature: Ôju Yoshitoshi ga