Yoshitoshi: Yoshitsune Rescues the Empress Kenrei Monin
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Yoshitsune Rescues the Empress Kenrei Monin
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 broken 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. Three-color cartouche.
Dimensions: ôban diptych
Publisher: Tsunashima Kamekichi
Literature: Shown on the LACMA website as part of the Herbert R Cole collection of Japanese prints.