YOSHITOSHI  (1839-1892). The fight at Shimmai. (Sold)

YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892). The fight at Shimmai. (Sold)

Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)
Subject: Wrestlers and firemen fighting at Shimmai Shrine.
Series: Shinsen azuma nishiki-e. (New selections of eastern brocade pictures).
Signature: Yoshitoshi. Artist's seal Taiso.
Date: Meiji 19 (1886).
Publisher: Tsunashima Kamekichi.
Block-cutter: Enkatsu
Size: Oban diptych, 37,6x50 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: For another example and detailed description of the subject see Shinichi Segi. Yoshitoshi The Splendid Decadent. Tokyo, 1985, p. 137, no. 36.
Conditions: Very good impression and colour, some trimming otherwise good conditions.
Item no: C 359
Status: Sold