||Yoshitoshi TAISO (attrib.) (1839-1892)
||Original "Chuban" Hand-drawn Preparatory Sketch
||ca1880 (Truely one-of-a-kind)
||From the Kenneth Tsunoda Collection; acquired via Sumisho Gallery, Tokyo.
||7 x 7 1/2 (plus margins)
||Original hand-drawn black ink (with red underdrawing) "preparatory sketch" with two area lightly over-laid.
||Very Good. Clean; lightly soiled lower/right corner. Tipped right/bottom edges to
backing (center loose).
||Similiar "preparatory sketches" in "Beauty and Violence"
||Extremely rare; unique one-of-a-kind artwork by the hand of artist Yoshitoshi.