YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892). The fireman’s wife.
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)
Subject: The fireman’s wife.
Title: Jiki-tsuki-so: Kaei nenkan anego no fuzoku (Looking as if somebody is about to arrive: the appearance of a fireman’s wife in the Kaei era)
Series: Fuzoku sanjuniso (Thirty-two aspects of customs and manners).
Signature: Yoshitoshi. Artist's seal Taiso.
Date: Meiji 21 (1888)
Publisher: Tsunashima Kamekichi.
Block-cutter: Wada Hori Yu
Size: Ōban tate-e, 37x25,5 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: Another example is illustrated and described in detail in John Stevenson, Yoshitoshi’s women The woodblock print series “Fuzoku sanjuniso”, Boulder 1986, no. 32.
Conditions: Very good impression, colour and conditions.
Item no: B 185
Price: Euro 1500