Yoshitoshi: Sato Masakiyo and the Korean General
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Sato Masakiyo and the Korean General
Series: Tales of the Floating World on Eastern Brocade
This series has illustrations of 27 or so popular stories on drama and violence, each told by different story tellers. The names of story tellers are mentioned in the red cartouches following the series title. Kanagaki Rôbun retold them in the texts. Here the Korean General Masagi plays go. Sato Masakiyo who stands behind the curtain, holding his sword, advised the general who won. Story teller was Hôgyûsha Tôrin.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Slight trimming at bottom
Literature: This print is not listed in “Beauty & Violence” with other prints from the series.
Seal: Censor’s seal: aratame & date: the first month of Dragon Year (1868) This seal is carved on reverse; Block carver: Hagi Masahisa
Signature: Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi hitsu