Series; Brocade Pictures for Moral Education
A Fuji Arts Special Offer Auction
The Benevolence of Eiriren (Harry Lane), 1883 - Terrific Yoshitoshi night scene depicting the story of Harry Lane, a thirteen-year-old Philadelphia boy, who saved a train from plunging off a burned bridge between Baltimore and Susquehanna. Here, the boy jumps up and down on the railroad tracks to alert the train approaching in the distance, steam rising from the engine and orange light glowing from the headlight and windows. A dramatic, atmospheric scene, wonderfully detailed. A rare untrimmed print with full margins.
Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
Image Size - 8" x 10" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Diagonal wrinkles across right side, a couple small repairs, creasing, seal in right margin. Please see photos for details.
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