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Natsume Shinsuke with blood dripping from his sword
Colour print from woodblocks.
Signed: Kaisai Yoshitoshi hitsu.
Artist’s seal: Kiri.
Publisher: Iseki (Manyôdô).
Block-carver: Hori Ôta Tashichi.
Biographical text by Sanzantei Arindô (Sankanjin Kôrai).
Date seal: 12/1865.
From the series of thirty-six Biographies of Modern Men (Kinsei kyôgiden)
published in 1865-6.
Bequeathed by Dr Thomas Donald Kellaway 2002