Original Kunisada III (1848 - 1920) Japanese Woodblock Print
Kirino Toshiaki, 1877
Series; Kagoshima Competition for Glory
Kirino Toshiaki, 1877 - Handsome portrait of the rebel samurai Kirino Toshiaki, who took part in the Satsuma Rebellion against the Meiji Imperial Army. He gallops ahead on horseback, raising his sword high with a determined expression on his face. He wears a red vest over his armor and a purple kimono tucked into pants, the fabric trailing in the wind behind him. A lively image from this historic conflict.
Artist - Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)
Image Size - 14 1/4" x 9 1/8"
Condition - This print with good color and detail as shown. Creasing throughout, ink marks from printing process. Please see photos for details.