Yoshitoshi: The Ghost of Tamichi

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: The Ghost of Tamichi
Series: Mirror of Famous Generals of Japan (Dai nippon meisho kagami)
Date: 2/1880

The Ghost of Tamichi appears in the form of a giant serpent, bringing terror to his hapless enemies, who seem here no more than scared farmers. Accompanying him are wisps of magical fire. Provenance: Toshikata.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban (35.6 x 23.8 cm)
Publisher: Funazu Chûjirô
Literature: Listed in “Beauty & Violence” , series number 27. Keyes 334.40.
Seal: Taiso and Toshikata (collector’s seal)
Signature: Ôju Yoshitoshi