by Yoshikazu (active circa 1850 - 1870)
Series; Mirror of Famous Generals of Our Country
Chinjufu-shogun Hidehira, 1858 - Handsome portrait of Hidehira, the Chinjufu-shogun or "Commander in Chief of the Defense of the North," a position responsible for Japan's defense against and the pacification of the indigenous Ainu of Hokkaido and northern Honshu. The Ainu were historically known as Ezu. He sits on a cushion dressed in elegant court robes, staring ahead with a stern expression, his sword on a stand behind him. A nicely detailed design with soft shading in the background.
Artist - Yoshikazu (active circa 1850 - 1870)
Image Size - 14" x 9 7/8"
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Backed with paper. A few wormholes, repaired. Slight toning and soiling. Please see photos for details. Good overall.
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