Tattooed Sailor in a Thunderstorm Kuchi-e Print

by Tomioka Eisen (1864 - 1905)

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Tattooed Sailor in a Thunderstorm Kuchi-e Print by Tomioka Eisen (1864 - 1905)

Original Tomioka Eisen (1864 - 1905) Japanese Woodblock Print
Tattooed Sailor in a Thunderstorm Kuchi-e Print

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Tattooed Sailor in a Thunderstorm Kuchi-e Print - Dramatic scene of a tattooed sailor using a large knife to hack through a mast that has been broken during a thunderstorm. Bolts of lightning streak across the dark sky, the wind whipping up fierce waves and blowing his hair and robe. A striking design with a hand-applied spattering of gofun (white pigment) to indicate the spray of the water.

Artist - Tomioka Eisen (1864 - 1905)

Image Size - 8 1/4" x 11"

Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Small loss at edge, repaired. Toning, soiling, stains. Please see photos for details.

Tattooed Sailor in a Thunderstorm Kuchi-e Print by Tomioka Eisen (1864 - 1905)
Tattooed Sailor in a Thunderstorm Kuchi-e Print by Tomioka Eisen (1864 - 1905)

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