Yoshitoshi: Saohime in Flames

Yoshitoshi: Saohime in Flames (Sold)

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Saohime in Flames
Series: Mirror of Famous Generals of Japan (Dai nippon meisho kagami)
Date: 1880

Saohime is surrounded by flames as Kamitsukeno Yatsunada leads an attack in the darkness. One of the best designs in the series. Provenance: Toshikata.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Funazu Chûjirô
Literature: Listed in “Beauty & Violence” , series number 27. Keyes 334.39.
Seal: Taiso and Toshikata (collector’s seal)
Signature: Ôju Yoshitoshi