The bowshot of Minamoto no
In the epic chronicles, Tametomo
is known as excellent archer. He is said to have sunk a ship of the Taira
by spearing it with only one arrow under the water line.
The lady with the nagainata
is the "brave Misses Shiranuhi".
Beautiful sheet treating the subject Kyûdô
Artist: Utagawa Yoshitora (active ~1840-1880)
Format: approx. 24 x 36 cm (oban
Year of publication: around 1870
Condition: Slight stains. Creased all over.
Colours: Probably a misprint. Brilliant colours.The image may slightly vary in colour to the original due to the photo/scan.