Ogata Gekko: Rikiya - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Ogata Gekko

Title: Rikiya

Date: 1903

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47 Faithful Samurai Artist: Gekko Format: Oban tate-e: 14" x 9.5" Subject: Although Oboshi Yoshio's son Rikiya was a youth of only sixteen years, he was taller and stronger than most and expert in the martial arts. When the house of Akao fell and the determined confederates gathered at Kagakuji to take the vendetta oath, his father left him of the roll, because he was a mother's boy. Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi Date: 1903 Condition: Fine colors. Full size. Japanese album backing paper. Minor creases, marks and flaws. Generally fine state of preservation. Impression: Fine impression with gauffrage and silver pigment.

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