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Artist:Tsukioka Yoshitoshi 月岡芳年 (1839-1892)
Description: No. 3, Sakanoue Tamuramaro (758-811) in a rain of arrows,from the series Mirrors of famous commanders of great Japan (Dai Nippon meishō kagami). Published by Funazu Chūjirō in 1876. Tamamuro was on the point of defeat in a campaign against the Ebisu barbarians in the Seizaka mountains when he prayed to Buddha. The gods of the Four Quarters sent a storm of arrows to come to his aid, helping him to defeat the enemy.
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