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shungaisart - Rare - 1867 - Toyohara - Samurai Warrior woodblock print picture - Suicide by Musket

Rare - 1867 - Toyohara - Samurai Warrior - Suicide by Musket

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Authentic original Edo Period Toyohara Kunichika Japanese Woodblock Print Picture

Artist:  Toyohara Kunichika (1835–1900)

Publisher: Gusokuya

Date:  Keio era, 3rd year, 1867

Description: 100% Japanese genuine & authentic original samurai warrior picture by Toyohara from 1874.  Excellent colors and impressions, as well as in very good condition with minimal flaws to note of (just one tiny pinhole in his hair).  Excellent printing and preservation.  No backing.  Please see and judge from photos.


Size of woodblock print picture:  24.2 cm x 36.3 cm, Ōban tate-e (large vertical print).


Description:  This woodblock print picture portrays the intense moment of a samurai, Seiriki Tomigoro, ready to end his life with a musket.  The attention to detail and the emotional depth of the scene are characteristic of Kunichika's work, capturing the viewer's attention and evoking a strong emotional response.


The vivid depiction of the samurai's tragic decision, along with the excellent print quality and preservation, make this a valuable addition to any collection of Japanese woodblock prints. Perfect for framing and displaying, this print offers a poignant glimpse into the cultural and historical narratives of late Edo-period Japan.


Seiriki Tomigoro's death was covered by a number of esteemed ukiyo-e artists.  To see another version of this powerful scene by Yoshitoshi, please click here.



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