YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892). Ariwara Narihira
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)
Subject: Ariwara Narihira took refuge in an abandoned house during his exile.
Series: Shinkei sanjurokkaisen (New Forms of Thirty-six ghosts)
Signature: Yoshitoshi and artist seal Taiso
Date: Meiji 35 (1902)
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi
Block-cutter: Hori Yu
Size: Ōban tate-e, 36,9x25,3 cm
Medium: Woodblock print with details bid printed.
Literature: Another impression, of the first edition, is illustrated and described in detail in John Stevenson. Yoshitoshi s Thirty-six Ghosts. New York and Tokyo 1983, plate XXIV.
Remarks: The series was originally published by Sasaki Toyokichi in 1889. In 1902 Matsuki Heikichi reprinted the entire series in more delicate colors.
Conditions: Very good impression, colors and conditions.
Item no: C 1025
Price: Euro 850