Comparison of Days and Nights in Edo Brocade Pictures Sato Tadanobu before being attacked
Woodblock print depicting Sato Tadanobu (1161-1186) just before he was attacked and defended himself with the 'go' board which bought him some time and allowed him to commit seppuku.
Single oban print as issued.
36.5 x 24.8cm.
Tokyo. Kobayashi Tetsujiro. 1886.
In good condition with only minor wear, marks, stains, creases. A slightly darkened area on the rear of the print at the top but this doesn't show through to the front. Untrimmed and with nice bleedthrough.