Yoshitoshi: A young Soga no Goro

Yoshitoshi: A young Soga no Goro (Sold)

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: A young Soga no Goro
Series: Tales of the Floating World on Eastern Brocade (Azuma no nishiki ukiyo kodan)
Date: 1867-68

Hako-omaru (the young Soga no Goro) seems to be threatening Yawata no Shichiro on a ledge near a waterfall. Nearby is a statue of a wrathful Buddhist deity. This series has illustration of 27 or so popular stories of drama and action, each told by different story tellers.

The names of story tellers are mentioned in the red cartouches following the series title.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Omiya Kyusuke
Literature: Listed in “Beauty & Violence”, series #20.21.Keyes 202.21.
Signature: Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi hitsu with his red paulownia seal