|Stockno.:||22-267_8||Artist:||Tsukioka Yoshitoshi 月岡芳年 (1839-1892)||Description: ||No. 6, Hachiman Tarō Yoshiie on horseback at Nakoso Barrier,from the series Mirrors of famous commanders of great Japan (Dai Nippon meishō kagami). Published by Funazu Chūjirō in 1876.
Pictured here is Hachiman Tarō Yoshiie (Minamoto no Yoshiie 1041-1108) at the Nakoso barrier where he wrote his famous poem. On his return following his victory over Iehira and Takehira he wrote: 'Methrought this gusty barrier was a mere name, but why do the wild cherry blossoms so cover the path?'.||Signed:||ōju Yoshitoshi hitsu, Taiso seal. ||Size:||Oban tate-e||Condition:||Very good impression, colour and condition. Album backing. ||Price:||Euro 475||Reference:||Beauty and Violence, cat no. 27 |