Yoshitoshi: Inuyama Dosetsu Flying in Smoke

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Inuyama Dosetsu Flying in Smoke
Series: Beauty and Valor in the novel Suikoden (Biyû Suikoden)
Date: 1867/08

Inuyama Dôsetsu Takaoki is the eldest son of Inuyama Dôsaku. Dôsetsu mastered the magical technique of fire, with which he avenged the murder of his father and sister. In this picture Dôsetsu performs his magic with fire, standing in a flame with pine branches between his teeth.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Minor binding holes left margin.
Dimensions: vertical chûban
Publisher: Kin-Kyû (Ômiya Kyûjirô)
Literature: “Yoshitoshi Taiso-Funfzig Helden des Suikoden” Gottfried Ruetz, Munich 1987
Seal: censor’s seal: aratame with date the 8th month of Hare Year (1867)
Signature: Kaisai Yoshitoshi hitsu