Yoshitoshi: Bloody Fight (Sold)
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Bloody Fight
Series: “Postal News” (Yûbin hôchi shinbun)
Number 513 from a newspaper supplement similar to the modern “News of the World”. A man named Kanjiro repels his would-be assassin. A man who has been sleeping has leapt up and is bare-handedly fighting off an assassin who has inflicted him with many wounds with his sword. There is blood all over the intended victim, bloody footprints and blood on a fallen lamp.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Binding holes right margin.
Literature: Keyes 315.18.
Signature: Taiso Yoshitoshi