Comments - Terrific scene of Minamoto no Yoritomo watching as his men practice fighting skills. Wearing full armor and black helmets, two groups face off in a mock battle, armed with spears with padded tips. Samurai are gathered on either side, and noblemen sit alongside the pavilion in the center where Lord Yoritomo presides from a cushion on a platform. Pine trees frame the scene above. A fascinating subject, wonderfully detailed.
Artist - Yoshitsuya (1822 - 1866)
Image Size - 14" x 29 3/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with good color and detail as shown. Three attached panels. Vertical folds between panels. Small losses at edges, a few wormholes, repaired. Slight soiling and creasing. Please see photos for details.
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