Yoshitoshi -- "Shigeno Yozaemon and A Bursting Shell Overhead"

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Title "Shigeno Yozaemon and A Bursting Shell Overhead, #50" ("**")
Series "One Hundred Warriors in Battle" ("Kaidai Hyaku Senso")
Date January 1869
Publisher Ohashi (Daikyodo) (Tokyo)
Carver na
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Expert "bokashi" shading to face, smoke overhead, blue jacket, and title cartouche; visible woodgrain and lightly dusted "mica" to black sky (both not seen in photo); crisp, highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. (No flaws noted.) Nearly full original margins (see "kento marks" lower right corner and upper right edge). Unbacked.
Reference/Illus na
Comments A dramatic warrior image from one of Yoshitoshi's most seldom-see series.
Item # LM-08
Price $1050 (Sold)