Painting of a Samurai in full armour in the midst of battle. Done after the work of Kobori Tomoto. Paintings of this type were many times for boys day, where portrayals of strong courageous samurai were hung to urge the young to strive for that ideal.
Age: Taisho - Showa
Size: overall 89" x 27" (226 x 68 cm); image 50-1/2" x 19-1/2" (128 x 49 cm)
Media: Painting on silk.