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Yoshitora@Utagawa Yoshitora, "Takeda Sandaiki, Great Battle of Shinshu Kawanakajima"

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Item No A1-97-031-44
Title Utagawa Yoshitora, "Takeda Sandaiki, Great Battle of Shinshu Kawanakajima"
Artist Yoshitora
Condition Hole,Trimmed,Folding line,Tears
Size 73~36.5cm
Price $579.86
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This could be issued in approx.1843-47. A triptych in Oban size with a dynamic battle scene. The center of the screen depicted are Uesugi Kenshin on his horse back and Takeda Shingen a little bit stepped backward. Behind Shingen, three Kagemusya (doubles) are covering him. Some material says this is the reason why Uesugi couldnt defeat Shingen.

Yoshitora
Birth and death date unknown
Ukiyoe painter. Also referred to as Ichimosai, Kinchoro, Mosai, and others as Gago. As a pupil of Kuniyoshi , he was also excelled at warrior painting. Some of his actor portraits have a reputation as well. He also produced beauty, Yokohama-e , and the pieces representing Japanfs enlightenment.