Ichieisai YOSHITSUYA ( 1822-1866 )

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Amidst lightning bolts a large white dragon emerges from the Koromo River before Yoshitsune and his followers at the battle of Takatachi in Mutsu Province in 1187. Yoshitsune’s loyal retainer, Benkei, is in the centre wearing a white monk’s cowl and holding his personal standard with Buddhist prayer wheel on the top. To the right is Yoshitsune in full armour. Published by Kinshodo in 1857. A fine design.

Very fine impression with mica applied to the dragon. Fine colour and condition. Signed Ichieisai Yoshitsuya ga.

Status: Sold

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