Statues - Hither & Thither

Japan
Tokyo - 東京

Imperial Palace Plaza
(Chiyoda-ku 千代田区)

楠木 正成

Kusunoki Masashige

1294-1336
Samurai who fought for Emperor Go-Daigo in his attempt to wrest rulership of Japan away from the Kamakura shogunate.
(Wikipedia)
Various sculptors
1897

Tokyo - 東京 /  楠木 正成   Tokyo - 東京 /  楠木 正成

Description

Equestrian statue.

Inscription(s)

Tokyo - 東京 - 楠木 正成
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Annotation

Koun Takamura was the head of the project, but sculpted himself mainly the head part, the body was sculpted by Kisai Yamada and Koumei Ishikawa and the horse by Sadayuki Goto. The wooden model was finished in 1893, the bronze in 1897.

Tokyo - 東京 - 楠木 正成

Old Postcard(s)

     
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Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 35°40'40" E 139°45'30"

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