Arts and Designs of Japan
June Selection June 2018

Artist Gekko
Title Yamato Takeru (81-113) and his sword Kusanagi
Series Gekko Zuihitsu - Gekko's Miscellaneous Drawings
Date 1892
Publisher Takegawa Risaburo
Format Oban (9 1/2" X 14 1/8")
Comment Embossed cartouche
Yamato Takeru dressed as a woman to get into the rebel Kumaso camp to attack and kill the leaders. The rebels are barely visible behind the flames. See #31 in this selection for Yoshitoshi's version of this scene.
Price $225.
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