Japanese text printed in the upper right area of print. Signed: Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi hitsu. Censor's seal: Aratame and date (Tatsu) on single seal.
Colored ink woodblock on paper.
Edo period color woodblock print with an image of a man committing suicide: Obata Sukerokuro Nobuyo, brave young faithful warrior of Ishida (landlord). Ishida lost the war and Nobuyo spied among friends and enemies to discover the fate of his master, Ishida. Nobuyo was captured by the enemy. However, he was released because of his bravery. He then went to the Buddhist Temple and committed hari-kiri.
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