Yoshitoshi -- "The Lesson in Love"

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Title "The Lesson in Love" ("**")
Series "New Selection of Eastern Brocade Prints"
("Shinsen Azuma Nishiki-e")
Date 1886
Publisher Tsunashima Kamekichi
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size Each sheet 8 7/8 x 13 1/4 (overall image 17 7/8 x 13 1/4).
Impression Very Fine. Extensive "bokashi" shading to beams, walkway, green mat, and cartouche; extensive "gauffrage" to off-white kimono; "burnishing" to black hand-held fan, lantern bases, and black metal-work; crisp, highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good+++. Full margins. (Light soiling and wear; faint transfer staining at center.) Sheets joined, original Japanese album backing.
Reference/Illus "Beauty and Violence" print# 6, pg 136.
Comments The Shogun Tsunayoshi teaches Osame to be a courtesan.
Item # BG-365
Price $1250