Gountei SADAHIDE (1807-1873)



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The young Benkei, Oniwaka Maru, “Young Devil Child”, fighting the giant carp in the waterfall of Bishamon gataki. A strong composition, the vivid red of Oniwaka Maru contrasting with the aizuri background. Published by Ibaya Sensaburo.

Fine impression. Burnishing on the scales of the carp. Fine colour. Trimmed to edge of the fan shape and laid onto Japanese paper. Small backed binding holes. Signed Gountei Sadahide ga.

Status: Sold

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