Sanshu, Snow at Okazaki, Disposing of Lady Tsukiyama, No. 44 - Lady Tsukiyama was married to Tokugawa Ieyasu to form a political alliance between their families. During the war for control of central Japan, she was accused of plotting with Takeda warriors against her own husband. Arrested for spying, she was eventually executed. This scene shows Lady Tsukiyama struggling with an attendant who tries to drag her into Okazaki Castle while another woman watches coldheartedly. The inset above shows Ieyasu on horseback next to the hollyhock banner of the Tokugawa Clan. Beautifully detailed with burnishing on the black kimono at right and the wooden geta clogs, and embossing on the white kimono collars and trim.
Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Image Size - 12 3/4" x 8 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with nice color and detail as shown. Backed with paper. Small repair. Please see photos for details.