Sword blade from the Koto
era- forged before 1600. High-ranking warriors with command badge. A tsuba
at the background.
In 1975, the large-sized book „Ukiyo-e Haiku & Suspense
“ was published. This book contained twelve samurai
illustrations of the Italian comic artist and illustrator Sergio Toppi (1932-2012).
In 2008, the single illustrations were printed as convolute in an edition of 150 copies - printed on fine cardboard. This sheet 9 out of the series is signed by hand.
Wonderful expressive illustration in modern form.
Artist: Sergio Toppi (1932 - 2012)
Signature: Signed by hand
Format: 28 x 38,5 cm.
Year of publication: 2008
Artist edition [according to publisher] 150 copies.
Colours: Very good.The image may slightly vary in colour to the original due to the photo/scan.