Yoshitoshi: Battle of Awazugahara (Sold)

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Battle of Awazugahara
Date: 1868

Awazugahara okkasen no zu. The Battle of Awazugahara. Scene from one of the battles between the Minamoto and Taira clans. The billowing smoke and prominent tree show a definite western influence. Keyes lists this work as a triptych from 1867, but the date seal seems to be from 1868. Right half of a hexaptych.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: Triptych
Publisher: Yamajin
Literature: Keyes 206.
Seal: Kiri
Signature: Ikkeisai Yoshitoshi hitsu