Yoshitoshi: Maebara Ikkaku Holding a Sword

Yoshitoshi: Maebara Ikkaku Holding a Sword (Sold)

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Maebara Ikkaku Holding a Sword
Series: Records of Light and Darkness at Kagoshima
Date: 1878

From the series “Records of Light and Darkness at Kagoshima”, one of thirteen known designs depicting the Satsuma rebellion of 1877. Maebara Ikkaku stands defiantly, sword in hand as a bullet lands beneath his feet. Yoshitoshi was sympathetic to the samurai rebels.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Funazu
Literature: Beaty & Violence, series #35. See Cole Collection at LACMA. Keyes 405.5.
Signature: Taiso Yoshitoshi

SKU: YOT563


Language
English
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