Motonari Mori - Charming portrait of the young samurai Motonari Mori, who became the head of the Mori clan during the 16th century. According to legend, he was fearless as a child, sneaking out of the castle one night where he met Lord Amago Tsunehisa and his retainers. Thinking they were ghosts, Mori shot an arrow at Tsunehisa, who caught it with his hand. Impressed by the boy's daring, he spared the child. Here, he stands on a verandah looking out at a torii gate rising above the water. Nicely detailed with silver mica on the boy's kimono.
Artist - Meiji era artist (not read)
Image Size - 8 1/4" x 11 7/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Backed with paper. Vertical centerfold. Spotting. Please see photos for details.
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