Original Toyonobu (1859 - 1886) Japanese Woodblock Print
Masanori Fukushima Watching His Retainers Arguing
Series; The New Biography of Toyotomi Hideyoshi (Shinsen Taikoki)
Masanori Fukushima Watching His Retainers Arguing - Dramatic scene of the daimyo Masanori Fukushima on horseback scowling angrily as he watches two of his retainers arguing. The fellow at left lunges forward to attack his companion, his arms outstretched, while at right, Kani Saizo throws his arm out to the side. Standards and banners flutter above the edge of a rocky mountain behind them, a sign of additional troops approaching. Terrific detail in the expressive faces and finely rendered armor. Includes burnishing on the armor.
Artist - Toyonobu (1859 - 1886)
Image Size - 13 3/4" x 18 3/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Two separate panels, backed with paper. Vertical folds and ripples. Curling, soiling, a few creases and stains. Please see photos for details.