Empress Jingu Lands in Korea, 1879

by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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Empress Jingu Lands in Korea, 1879 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Original Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892) Japanese Woodblock Print
Empress Jingu Lands in Korea, 1879

Series; A Short Illustrated History of Great Japan

Empress Jingu Lands in Korea, 1879 - Fantastic triptych from Yoshitoshi's series of ten prints depicting famous stories and events from the history of Japan. The scene is presented as part of a scroll unrolling from right to left. Empress Jingu is shown setting foot on the shore of Korea, accompanied by her elderly Grand Minister, Takenouchi no Sukune, and several retainers. After her husband's death, Jingu assumed power and led a victorious invasion of Korea. A dramatic image with waves crashing on the rocky shore and the empress standing triumphant, looking upwards and pointing her bow at the rocky cliff ahead.

Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Image Size - 13 3/4" x 27 3/4"

Condition - Nice color and detail. Small repair at edge.

Empress Jingu Lands in Korea, 1879 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
Empress Jingu Lands in Korea, 1879 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
Empress Jingu Lands in Korea, 1879 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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