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.
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