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Lot 0082
  • Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
  • Title: Moon of the Pleasure Quarters (Kuruwa no tsuki)
  • #24 of series 100 Aspects of the Moon
  • Date: 1886
  • Medium: Japanese Woodblock Print
  • Size: Oban 14 x 9.5 inches
  • Signed: In black brush
  • Sealed: In red
  • Publisher: Akiyama Beumon

    Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Taiso) (1839-1892) was a Japanese artist often considered as the last great master of the ukiyo-e movement of woodblock printing and painting. The term ukiyo-e translates to "pictures of the floating world" and refers to a genre of Japanese art with a wide span of imagery such as kabuki actors, folk tales, landscapes, and even erotica. This movement was critical in forming the Western perception of Japanese art.

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  • Condition

    Very good color and impression, with full margins, lightly toned and backed in

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    Taiso Yoshitoshi: Moon of the Pleasure Quarters

    Estimate $250 - $300Jan 8, 2017
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