Yoshitoshi -- Original Ink "Preparatory Drawing"

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Title Original "Chuban" Hand-drawn Preparatory Sketch
Date ca.1880 (Truely one-of-a-kind)
Provenance From the Kenneth Tsunoda Collection; acquired via Sumisho Gallery, Tokyo.
Publisher unpublished
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 x 9.75 overall
Impression Original hand-drawn black ink (with red underdrawing) "preparatory sketch"
Condition Good+plus. Clean; scattered light gray ink-stains; soiling upper corners. Tipped all around edges to backing (center loose).
Reference/Illus Similiar "preparatory sketches" in "Beauty and Violence"
Comments Extremely rare; unique one-of-a-kind artwork by the hand of artist Yoshitoshi.
Item # KT-05
Price $900 (Sold)