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No.5 Takenaka Hambei Shigeharu


Item code : DUm103

Artist Kuniyoshi Utagawa
Subject Samurai & Male
Series Heroic biographies from the grand pacification.
Publisher Yamamoto-ya Heikichi
Format Oban (Vertical)
Date Edo (1615 - 1868)


Tatenaka Hanbei Shigeharu was a military advisor to Sarukichiro. His is depicted in a room surrounded by scholarly objects and stars are seen above his head. An idea taken from China, it was believed that military actions should co-ordinate with the celestial signs. Tatenaka Hanbei Shigeharu led Sarukichiro to great success.