Yoshitoshi: Kobayakawa Takakage Debating with the Tengu of Mt. Higo.

Yoshitoshi: Kobayakawa Takakage Debating with the Tengu of Mt. Higo.

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Kobayakawa Takakage Debating with the Tengu of Mt. Higo.
Series: New Forms of Thirty-Six Ghosts
Date: 1892

The great 16th century warrior Kobayakawa Takakage (1532-1597) sits fearlessly as the wise Tengu of Mount Hiko appears in a mysterious fog. The Tengu is attired as a yamabushi, or itinerant mountain priest with a robe featuring oxidized lead pigment. With a three-color cartouche (first edition).

Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition. Narrow left margin and backing.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Sasaki Toyokichi
Literature: See Stevenson’s “Thirty-six Ghosts”, number XXIX, page 76.
Seal: Taiso
Signature: Yoshitoshi

SKU: YOT616


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