Once More Unto the Breach: Samurai Warriors and Heroes in Ukiyo-e Masterpieces
This new publication from Japanese publisher PIE showcases samurai warriors and heroes, including the Genji and Heike clans, of the Sengoku period (a century-long period of political upheaval and warlordism in Japan).
All the illustrations are by legendary ukiyo-e artists such as Hokusai, Hiroshige, Kuniyoshi and Yoshitoshi. These powerful and heroic characters, illustrated in vibrant and dynamic compositions, are stunningly beautiful. If you love samurai and ukiyo-e, this book is for you. A perfect reference book for tattoo artists, as well.