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Young Girl Strolling Beside a River on a Moonlight,

Tsukioka (aka Taiso) Yoshitoshi

Young Girl Strolling Beside a River on a Moonlight,

1877

Woodblock print, nishiki-e

Vertical ōban, 355 x 240 mm

Stanza Del Borgo S.R.L.

Milan,

+39 02 659 8203

Price upon request

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Woodblock print, nishiki-e
Vertical ōban, 355 x 240 mm
Signed: Yoshitoshi, and red artist’s seal Taiso
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon

Series: One Hundred Aspects of the Moon
             Tsuki hyakushi

Fine impression with wood-grain, fine colour, some trimming, otherwise in very good condition. Retains original Japanese album backing.

The print illustrates this poem by Hitotose:

Like reflections in the rice-paddies
The faces of streetwalkers in the darkness
Are exposed by the Autumn moonlight.

Literature:John Stevenson, Yoshitoshi’s One hundred aspects of the moon, Leiden 2013; no. 49.