Moon at the Yamaki Mansion

Moon at the Yamaki Mansion

Oban Tate-e (14 ins by 10 ins approx.)
Catalogue ID: Yoshitoshi 336#
Artist: Yoshitoshi
Date: 1886
Series: 100 Aspects of the Moon
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Description: Kato Kagekado was a retainer of Minamoto no Yoritomo (1147-1199 AD). In this episode from the Heike monogatari Yoritomo has sent Kagekado to the mansion of Taira no Kanetaka at Yamaki, with the mission to assassinate him. Kagedo tricks Kanetaka into striking at his helmet, and then kills him.
Condition: Fine.
Impression: Fine.

Availability: Sold