Original Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880) Japanese Woodblock Print
Kajiwara Kagesue at the Battle of Uji River, 1847 - 1852
Musha-e - Literally translated as "warrior pictures," musha-e became popular during the Edo era, depicting both samurai from myth and legend and historic figures. Subjects range from single portraits of famous generals to lively battle scenes filled with action, by artists such as Kuniyoshi, Sadahide, and Yoshikazu. Nicely detailed, these great images are a nice choice for a collector interested in the warrior tradition.
Artist - Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)
Image Size - 14 3/8" x 9 1/2" + top margin as shown
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Slight glue residue on reverse at sides from previous mounting. A couple small holes, repaired. Slight wrinkling and soiling. Please see photos for details.