1850 Iwami Hero Samurai Revenge Hideyoshi Japanese Katsushika Isai Buddhist

Katsushika Isai / Utagawa Yoshiume

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An interesting Meiji woodblock-print of ‘Ehon Katakiuchi Iwami Eiyuroku,’ called ‘Tale of the Hero Iwami’s Revenge’ by artist Katsushika Isai. Isai was a painter and print artist, pupil of Katsushika Hokusai who produced woodblock prints, illustrated books and paintings. This tale is about Iwami Jutaro, a legendary hero of the 16th century, serving under the daimyo General Toyotomi Hideyoshi, taking revenge on his enemies, and eventually becoming a Buddhist monk to pay penance for his killings.

 

These undated 3 volumes are handwritten in column format made in the traditional way, using folded rice-paper and in a fukuro-touji (string) binding. containing excellent illustrations throughout of scenes from the tale of Iwami including different landscapes, samurai conflicts, courtesans, villages, and more!

$550.00

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1850 Iwami Hero Samurai Revenge Hideyoshi Japanese Katsushika Isai Buddhist

 

An interesting Meiji woodblock-print of ‘Ehon Katakiuchi Iwami Eiyuroku,’ called ‘Tale of the Hero Iwami’s Revenge’ by artist Katsushika Isai. Isai was a painter and print artist, pupil of Katsushika Hokusai who produced woodblock prints, illustrated books and paintings. This tale is about Iwami Jutaro, a legendary hero of the 16th century, serving under the daimyo General Toyotomi Hideyoshi, taking revenge on his enemies, and eventually becoming a Buddhist monk to pay penance for his killings.

 

These undated 3 volumes are handwritten in column format made in the traditional way, using folded rice-paper and in a fukuro-touji (string) binding. containing excellent illustrations throughout of scenes from the tale of Iwami including different landscapes, samurai conflicts, courtesans, villages, and more!

 

Item number: #12838

Price: $550

 

Katsushika Isai / Utagawa Yoshiume

 

 Tale of the Hero Iwami’s Revenge (Ehon Katakiuchi Iwami Eiyuroku) 絵本岩見英雄録 (えほんかたきうちいわみえいゆろく)

 

[Edo: 1850]

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 3 volumes
    • Numerous illustrations throughout
  • Language: Japanese
  • Binding: Softcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8.5in X 6in (22cm x 15.5cm)

 

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12838

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Religion

Authors

Katsushika Isai / Utagawa Yoshiume

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

Other

Binding

Softcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete