Yoshitoshi: Knife Fight

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Knife Fight
Series: Tales of the Floating World on Eastern Brocade (Azuma no nishiki ukiyo kodan)
Date: 1867

The famous swordsman Araki Masaemon has pinned Takenouchi Gentan against the floor and is holding a knife to his scalp. A fire burns in a container beside them and behind them are snowy rocks. We see a traveling parcel behind them. From the rstory of the Igagoe. Vendetta

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Yamashirô-ya Jinbei
Literature: Listed in “Beauty & Violence”, series #20.23.Keyes 202.28.
Seal: kiri
Signature: Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi hitsu