Hanging scroll - Silk - Kato Kiyomasa 加藤清正, Samurai - with signature Gyokuho 玉鳳 - Japan - Late 20th century

Description
Hanging scroll - Silk - Kato Kiyomasa 加藤清正, Samurai - with signature Gyokuho 玉鳳 - Japan - Late 20th century
Very good condition, see description - 3×61×204 cm

Katō Kiyomasa (加藤 清正, 1562-611) was Japanese military leader who helped both Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu in their attempts to unify Japan.
When Hideyoshi invaded Korea in 1592, Katō spearheaded the campaign and fought so ferociously that the Koreans nicknamed him “Devil Kiyomasa.”

Material of the roller ends: Bone

Lot details
Object
Hanging scroll
Technique
Handpainted
Material
Silk
Period
Late 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Theme/ depiction
Kato Kiyomasa 加藤清正, Samurai
Title of artwork
with signature Gyokuho 玉鳳
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
3×61×204 cm
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