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Naoyuki Conquers the Old Badger at Fukashima's Mansion, 1866 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Item Number: 916767

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 916767
 
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Naoyuki Conquers the Old Badger at Fukashima's Mansion, 1866 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Original Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892) Japanese Woodblock Print
Naoyuki Conquers the Old Badger at Fukashima's Mansion, 1866

Comments - Terrific scene inside Fukushima's mansion of the samurai Ban Naoyuki investigating the appearance of a magical badger accompanied by an array of demons. He sits on the floor, glaring angrily as he looks ahead at the supernatural creatures as they try to frighten him. At left, a ghastly priest extends his head up on his neck, which is covered with flames, his mouth open as he shouts. To the right of him, a gigantic woman with an extra set of eyes peers around the edge of a screen, leering at the warrior. An assortment of bizarre demons fills the background. A fantastic supernatural design and a rarely seen early Yoshitoshi triptych.

Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
Image Size - 13 3/4" x 28 1/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Three separate panels. Small losses at corners, a few small tears and thinning spots at edges, a few holes, repaired. Wrinkling, slight toning and soiling, slight thinning along some creases. Please see photos for details.


Naoyuki Conquers the Old Badger at Fukashima's Mansion, 1866 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Naoyuki Conquers the Old Badger at Fukashima's Mansion, 1866 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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