Lot 340: MIZUNO TOSHIKATA 水野年方 (1866 - 1908): BATTLE SCENE IN A SNOW STORM
19 November 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Ink drawing after a triptych by Yoshitoshi. Dated Meiji 13th year 6th month (1880)
This drawing was made after the right-hand section of a triptych by Taisho Yoshitoshi from a series with Japanese history motifs. On the sheet is depicted a tremendous, rolling wave wall, over which the head of a warrior towers from a foaming wave, as well a pleading hand. Further recognizable is a broken arrow. Date on the right and signature Meiji kanoetatsu rokugatsu Toshikata sha 明治 庚辰 六月 年方寫.
FORMAT 38 x 27,5 CM
From the collection of a well-known London art dealer