Bronze statue of Ieyasu Tokugawa in Sunpu Castle in Japan

Date Created: 08 November 2016

Author: Tatsua Tsutsumi

Source: Huisheng Chen, the Internet

Owner: Sunpu Castle in Japan

Location: Sunpu Catsle, Japan

Link to: Website

  • Japan
  • Falcon
  • Sculpture
  • 17th Century
  • Hunting
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Bronze statue of Ieyasu Tokugawa in Sunpu Castle.  Tokugawa, Ieyasu (徳川 家康, January 31, 1543 – June 1, 1616) was the founder and first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan; which effectively ruled Japan from the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600 until the Meiji Restoration in 1868.

With many thanks to Huisheng Chen.

Comments from Dr Keiya Nakajima with a gratitude:

Artist of the adult statues is Tatsuo Tsutsumi. They were made in 1973. The statue in the outdoor is located in Sumpu Castle Park ( The statue in the house is displayed in Shizuoka-shi Cultural Assets Museum (


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