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The Tokugawa Shoguns by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

Item Number: 875447

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 875447
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The Tokugawa Shoguns by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

Original Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880) Japanese Woodblock Print
The Tokugawa Shoguns

Comments - Terrific group portrait of the fifteen Tokugawa shoguns seated under a purple drapery patterned with the Tokugawa crest of three hollyhock leaves, each carefully identified with a red name cartouche. At top center, the first Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu wearing a black robe with burnished pattern of the hollyhock crest. At lower left, the fifteenth and last Tokugawa Shogun Yoshinobu wears a burnished black military uniform and sits on an embossed fur draped over his chair. At bottom center is the seventh Shogun Ietsugu, who ruled for only three years as a child before dying at age six. A handsome design, vibrantly colored and beautifully detailed with additional burnishing on the black kimono at lower left and embossing on two of the white kimono.

Artist - Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)
Image Size - 14" x 29"
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Three separate panels. Slight ink bleeding in one panel. Please see photos for details.

The Tokugawa Shoguns by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

The Tokugawa Shoguns by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

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