Yoshitoshi: Gessho Jumping into the Waves
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Gessho Jumping into the Waves
Series: New Tales of Honor (Meiyo shindan)
Gessho, companion of Saigo Takamori, leaps headlong into the waves. He clutches a Buddhist mala and has his hands in prayer position. This must have been a type of newspaper supplement.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Paper remnants along left edge.
Literature: Keyes series 318.
Signature: Ikkeisai Yoshitoshi fude