YOSHITOSHI  (1839-1892). Abe no Hirafu. (Sold)

YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892). Abe no Hirafu. (Sold)

Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)
Subject: Abe no Hirafu while killing a giant bear.
Series: Dai Nippon meisho kagami (Mirror of famous leaders of the Great Japan).
Signature: Oju Yoshitoshi hitsu. Artist seal Taiso.
Date: Meiji 13 (1880)
Publisher: Funazu Chujiro.
Size: Oban tate-e, 37x24,7 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: Roger Keyes. Courage and Silence: A Study of the Life and Color Woodblock Prints of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi: 1839-1892. Ann Arbor, 1983 series 334. Another example is illustrated in Uhlenbeck and Newland. Yoshitoshi: Masterpieces from the collection Ed Freis. Leiden 2011, n. 78.
Conditions: Very good impression, color and conditions.
Item no: C 352
Status: Sold