Yoshitoshi -- "Moon of Pure Snow at Asano River"

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Artist Yoshitoshi TAISO
Title "Moon of Pure Snow at Asano River" ("Asanogawa Seisetsu no Tsuki")
Series "One Hundred Aspects of the Moon" ("Tsuki Hyakuhi")
Date Originally 1885 (Later "re-strike," ca1980's/90's.)
Publisher Uchida Bijutsu Shoshi
Carver/Printer Eno/Ueba
Image Size 8 7/8 x 13
Impression Excellent. Skillful "bokashi" shading; "gauffrage" to title cartouche; visible woodgrain to water area; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Stevenson's "Yoshitoshi's One Hundred Aspects of the Moon," pl#10.
Comments Beautiful image of Chikako, the filial daughter commits suicide praying for her father's release from a prison.
Item # Available NOW as EG-420B;
(EG-420 Sold/JG; DG-615 Sold/BC;
DG-495 Sold/PC)
Price $275