Yoshitoshi: Naokuyi and the Magical Badger (Sold)
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Naokuyi and the Magical Badger
Naoyuki Conquers the Old Badger at Fukoshima’s Mansion (Fukushima no yakata ni oite naoyuki kori o taiji no zu). An interesting composition of two heroic figures glaring with suspicion at a strange, magical creature with a long neck and a grey-colored ghosttly retinnue behind him.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Horizontal center fold on all three sheets.
Dimensions: oban triptych
Literature: Keyes number 177. Japanese catalog from 1995 “Tsukioka Yoshitoshi”, figure 173.
Signature: Ikkeisai Yoshitoshi hitsu