Courageous Leaders in Thirty-six Battles
Shirafuji Hikoshichiro, 1851 - 1852 - Great image of the samurai Shirafuji Hikoshichiro confronting his rearing horse on a dike, throwing out his hand in front of him. He wears a suit of armor, his loose hair falling over his shoulders as he leans forward to try to stop the animal. At upper right, Ashikaga Takauji takes refuge in a temple in the countryside. A bold design with a handsome landscape setting, from a rarely seen Kuniyoshi series.
Artist - Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)
Image Size - 9" x 13 7/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Vertical centerfold. Small loss and slight thinning at corners, a few holes, repaired. Creasing throughout. Please see photos for details.
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