Sugino Juheiji Tsugifusa

by Gekko (1859 - 1920)

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Sugino Juheiji Tsugifusa by Gekko (1859 - 1920)

Original Gekko (1859 - 1920) Japanese Woodblock Print
Sugino Juheiji Tsugifusa

Series; Pictures of the Forty-seven Loyal Retainers, 1895 - 1903

Gekko's 47 Ronin Series - Handsome woodblock scene from Gekko's series based on the kabuki play "Kanadehon Chushingura," which tells the fantastic story of the 47 Ronin, who avenged their master's death. Each print presents a portrait of one of the ronin, capturing some in the quiet moments leading up to the final attack and others in the midst of battle. These lovely designs are beautifully drawn and softly shaded, with wonderful detail in the surroundings. Some are embellished with touches of silver mica, burnishing, or embossing. The British Museum has this series in its collection. These terrific scenes are a nice option for a collector interested in this classic tale of honor and revenge.

Artist - Gekko (1859 - 1920)

Image Size - 12 3/4" x 8 1/4" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight toning, a few creases, stain. Please see photos for details.This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight toning, a few creases, stain. Please see photos for details.

Sugino Juheiji Tsugifusa by Gekko (1859 - 1920)
Sugino Juheiji Tsugifusa by Gekko (1859 - 1920)

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