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The Fearlessness of Major General Tatsumi (Tatsumi shôshô gôtan no zu)

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The title inscription continues: Advancing, he takes a stronghold by storm. Retreating, he takes care of his soldiers. Brave general of the Sakunei branch. Be it a village with bright blossoms or be it a hazy moonlit night, he sleeps peacefully under a pine tree, taking his own life lightly....

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Signed

Ôju Toshikata e 応需年方絵

Marks

Artist's seal: Toshikata Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1895 (Meiji 28)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 71 cm (14 x 27 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.437a-c

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints