|Stockno.:||23-013||Artist:||Toyohara Chikanobu 豊原周延 (1838-1912)||Description: ||Triptych titled Nitta Yoshida fighting the decisive battle (Nitta Yoshida kessen no zu新田 義貞決戦之図).
Published by Yokoyama Sonomatsu in 1895.
Pictured is a fierce Nitta Yoshida (1301-1338) fighting his last battle, standing next to his fallen horse, protecting himself from an arrow attack and striking down two arrows mid-flight, wielding swords in both hands. He wears a double horned helmet with a dragon on top. The cartouche tells the story of his last battle at the Black Fortress (Kuromaru) in August 1338, known as the Battle of Fujishima.
||Signed:||Yōshū Chikanobu on right sheet.||Size:||Oban tate-e ||Condition:||Fine impression, colour and condition. Full size.||Price:||Euro 1100||Reference:|