View of the Military Honors for the Brave Samurai of the Battle of Sekigahara, 1873 - Terrific triptych depicting samurai receiving military honors for bravery during the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600, a decisive victory for the Tokugawa clan which paved the way for the Tokugawa Shogunate. In the center, a warrior who has lost an eye bows with his hands open to receive a shallow dish from the Tokugawa general at right. The commander looks ahead solemnly, wearing a beautiful brocade robe over a fine suit of armor, and a horned battle helmet. Other young men await their turns at left, one man holding his hand to his mouth. A fantastic image with wonderful detail in the large, expressive figures. Beautifully and realistically drawn. A great Yoshitoshi design.
Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
Image Size - 14 1/8" x 29 1/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with nice detail as shown. Three separate panels. A couple small losses, a few holes, repaired. Wrinkling, staining. Please see photos for details.
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