Yoshitoshi -- Original Ink "Preparatory Drawing"

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Title Original 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Publisher unpublished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 7.25 x 7.5 (on sheet overall 9.75 x 13.5)
Impression Original hand-drawn black ink (with red underdrawing) "preparatory sketch"
Condition Close to excellent. Clean; slight stain lower right; bumped corners.
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-06
Price $800 (Sold)