Yoshitoshi Tsukioka, Lord of Sagami, Tengu, Warrior
Original Japanese woodblock print.
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi ( 1839-1892)
Title: Hōjō Takatoki, Lord of Sagami, Warding Off Tengu with His Fan
Series: Yoshitoshi's Warriors Trembling with Courage
Publisher: Kobayshi Tetsujirō
Date: 1883 - 1886
Condition: Some wormholes and pinholes. Water stain in the top left. Brown spots on margin.
Dimensions: 24.7 x 36.5 cm
This print is part of Yoshitoshi’s series: 'Courageous Warriors'. It shows Sagaminokami Hojo Takatoki who is warding off a group of tengu with his fan. The tengu were fearsome creatures of Japanese folklore who took on characteristics of birds of prey.
This image boasts beautiful, flowing lines, dynamic poses typical of Yoshitoshi's style and brightly coloured fabrics with a variety of patterns.
|Artist Name||Yoshitoshi Tsukioka|
|Title||Hōjō Takatoki, Lord of Sagami, Warding Off Tengu with His Fan|
|Subject||Samurai & Male, Spirits & Religion|
|Dimensions||24.7 x 36.5 cm|