Waterfowl at the battle of Fujikawa

Waterfowl at the battle of Fujikawa
  • Waterfowl at the battle of Fujikawa
  • Waterfowl at the battle of Fujikawa
  • Waterfowl at the battle of Fujikawa
  • Waterfowl at the battle of Fujikawa
  • Waterfowl at the battle of Fujikawa
Artist
Yoshitora Utagawa (1840 - 1880)
Published
circa 1885
Publisher
Fukuda Kumajiro
Signature
Ippôsai Yoshifuji ga
Size
Oban (3 panneaux séparés : env. 35,7 cm x 71,4 cm)

Description

YOSHIFUJI Utagawa (1828 - 1887)

Original japanese woodblock print - Triptych

Waterfowl at the battle of Fujikawa


Fantastic scene from the battle of Fujikawa showing Minamoto troops along the shore of the Fujikawa river. The story goes that the Minamoto and Taira armies camped alongside the Fujikawa ont the night before the battle. The birds along the river made surch a commotion that the Taira troops fled, fearing a surprise attack.


Signed : Ippôsai Yoshifuji ga

Published : circa 1885

Publisher : Fukuda Kumajiro


Size : Oban (three separate panels - 27 3/4" x 14")

Condition : Partially backed with old paper. A few small holes repaired from reverse. Some rubbing and soiling at edges. A couple light creases. Please see photos