Minamoto no Yoshitsune Goes to War, 1864

by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

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Minamoto no Yoshitsune Goes to War, 1864 by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

Original Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880) Japanese Woodblock Print
Minamoto no Yoshitsune Goes to War, 1864

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Minamoto no Yoshitsune Goes to War, 1864 - Handsome depiction of Minamoto no Yoshitsune's troops on their way to war. The procession files along both banks of a river. A fringed standard flutters overhead as the samurai pass the tall pine trees along the embankment. On the far shore, men push and pull a large black lacquer cart with a bell on it, another man striking it with a mallet as they move. A second cart with a drum follows behind. An interesting design, nicely detailed.

Artist - Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

Image Size - 14 3/8" x 9 5/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Horizontal centerfold. Small loss at corner, a couple small holes, repaired. Creasing, slight soiling and rubbing at edges. Please see photos for details.

Minamoto no Yoshitsune Goes to War, 1864 by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)
Minamoto no Yoshitsune Goes to War, 1864 by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

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