Warrior Gripping a Sword

by Shigekiyo (active circa 1860 - 1890)

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Warrior Gripping a Sword by Shigekiyo (active circa 1860 - 1890)

Original Shigekiyo (active circa 1860 - 1890) Japanese Woodblock Print
Warrior Gripping a Sword

Series; Mirror of Recent Heroes

Mirror of Recent Heroes - Great series titled "Mirror of Recent Heroes" (Kinsei eiyu kagami) featuring portraits of loyal samurai in action, done by several different artists, including Yoshitsuya. These lively image show warriors displaying courage and determination as they attack the enemy or defend themselves in battle, prepare for an attack, or relax in private moments. Nice expressive figures with vibrant color. An unusual series, rarely seen.

Artist - Shigekiyo (active circa 1860 - 1890)

Image Size - 14" x 9 5/8"

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Horizontal centerfold. A couple small holes, repaired. Creasing, slight toning and soiling, a few ink marks. Please see photos for details.

Warrior Gripping a Sword by Shigekiyo (active circa 1860 - 1890)
Warrior Gripping a Sword by Shigekiyo (active circa 1860 - 1890)

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