Sanuki Hosokawa Ukyo no Taifu Katsumoto

by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

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Sanuki Hosokawa Ukyo no Taifu Katsumoto by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

Original Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880) Japanese Woodblock Print
Sanuki Hosokawa Ukyo no Taifu Katsumoto

Series; Sixty-odd Generals of Great Japan

Sanuki Hosokawa Ukyo no Taifu Katsumoto - Fine portrait of Hosokawa Katsumoto, who served as a deputy to the Ashikaga Shogunate and was responsible for the Onin War against the Yamana clan in the fifteenth century. He wears a purple vest with a phoenix on it over a suit of armor and green print pants, black bearskin shoes, and a helmet topped with a dragon. He holds a bow in one hand and a fan in the other, a quiver of arrows visible above his back. A nicely detailed design form a rarely seen Yoshitora series.

Artist - Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

Image Size - 14 3/8" x 9 1/4"

Condition - This print with nice color and detail as shown. Small losses at edge, repaired. Slight creasing. Please see photos for details.

Sanuki Hosokawa Ukyo no Taifu Katsumoto by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)
Sanuki Hosokawa Ukyo no Taifu Katsumoto by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

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