Hitachi, Snow at Tsukuba, Princess Takiyasha, No. 17

by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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Hitachi, Snow at Tsukuba, Princess Takiyasha, No. 17 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Original Chikanobu (1838 - 1912) Japanese Woodblock Print
Hitachi, Snow at Tsukuba, Princess Takiyasha, No. 17

Series; Snow, Moon, Flowers

Hitachi, Snow at Tsukuba, Princess Takiyasha, No. 17 - Wonderful image of the lovely young Princess Takiyasha, the daughter of Taira no Masakado, carrying a sword, bell, and flaming torch as she sets off to destroy the young warrior Oya no Taro Mitsukuni. The inset above shows her father with the giant toad the princess magically summoned to help her in her battle. Incredible detail in her windswept hair and fine embossing on her white kimono. A fantastic supernatural subject from this great series, beautifully drawn and shaded.

Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Image Size - 12 3/4" x 8 3/8" + margins as shown

Condition - Nice color and detail. A couple repairs, a few small creases at edges, soft vertical fold at side.

Hitachi, Snow at Tsukuba, Princess Takiyasha, No. 17 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Hitachi, Snow at Tsukuba, Princess Takiyasha, No. 17 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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