Chikanobu – Japanese Woodblock – Samurai Battle

19th Century Japanese Woodblock
Colorful Samurai Battle

Chikanobu (1838-1912)

Chikanobu was born in Niigata Prefecture as Hashimoto Tadayosh, and received his artist’s name from Kunichika. He is best known for his triptychs which primarily date from the 1880.

Note that this set of three woodblocks has been joined against a backing.

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Dimensions: 71 x 36 cm