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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