Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1839-1892
Eastern Flowers of Rough Stories from the Floating World: Momokawa Engyoku; Ishikawa Mon'ya Katsuaki
(Azuma no nishiki ukiyo kodan: Momokawa Engyoku; Ishikawa Mon'ya Katsuaki)
signed Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi hitsu, with artist's seal Kiri, publisher's seal Tamaso (Tamaya Sosuke), and combined censor and date seal Tatsu-ichi, aratame (year of the dragon , 1st lunar month, examined)
oban tate-e 14 7/8 by 10 in., 37.9 by 25.4 cm
A samurai identified as Ishikawa Mon'ya Katsuaki dodges a gang of pursuers by making a daring leap off a cliff with a bloody sword gripped in his teeth (blade exposed outward, of course), from a tale credited to Momokawa Engyoku.
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